Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Snowshoeing in winter at Habitat Education Center

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 events

Location10 Juniper Road, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone: 617-489-5050
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Art Gallery

In the Gallery • February 1-28

Navigating Flight features collage artwork by Laurie Bogdan. More Information >

Support Our Goats

Support Our Goats!

Help ensure the Nigerian Dwarf Goats in our herd enjoy healthy, happy lives at Habitat. Learn how >

2019-20 Preschool Naturalists

Preschool Naturalists

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. The deadline to apply is March 27.

2019-20 Home School

Home School Programs

Registration for 2019-2020 will be on a first-come, first-enrolled basis when the announcement is posted in this space in early August 2019.

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

March 1, 2019 (Friday) 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us at Habitat for a quiet afternoon tea in our beautiful Georgian building overlooking the formal gardens. You will be of... Learn More >
March 2, 2019 (Saturday) 10:00am - 11:00am
You've seen our goats in the meadow or pavilion. Now, come and meet them up close and personal! Winter is a dull time for an a... Learn More >
March 6, 2019 (Wednesday) 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come outside and play! This afterschool program helps children expend pent up energy, become familiar with the sanctuary, prob... Learn More >
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