Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Field 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 • March 1-31

Works in red and blue ink on paper © Niels Burger & Jill Grimes
© Niels Burger & Jill Grimes

"ORGANIC" features mixed media on paper by Niels Burger & Jill Grimes. Details >

Support Our Goats

Support Our Goats!

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

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Parties

Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer packages with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist! More info >

2020-21 Preschool Naturalists

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Preschool Naturalists

Applications for the 2020-21 school year are due by 4pm on April 15 (deadline extended).

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Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

May 1, 2020 (Friday) 10:00am - 11:00am
The rabbits are hopping about in the meadows and gardens for fresh spring greens. Join us as we ramble with the rabbits and le... Learn More >
May 1, 2020 (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 >
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