Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages. The Georgian-style mansion and beautiful formal gardens can be rented for weddings and other eventsRead more >

HOURS: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun, 10:00 am-4:00 pm 
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Upcoming Programs

December 12, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Spend an afternoon a week exploring the seasonal changes on the property. Each week we’ll add entries...
December 13, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
What do rockets and catapults have to do with nature? Join us for an exciting afternoon of hands-on experiments...
December 14, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Have you noticed changes in the number or species of birds in your backyard? Or your favorite birding...
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2017-18 Preschool Sessions

We are no longer accepting applications for our weekly preschool sessions. Enrollment for the next school year will open in January 2018. Watch this space for the announcement.

2017-2018 Home School

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year. Registration will be on a first-come, first-enrolled basis.