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: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm 
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Reflections © Gillian Frazier
© Gillian Frazier

This month's exhibit, which features paintings by Gillian Frazier, is on display at the Habitat Gallery from September 1-30.

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Upcoming Programs

September 22, 2018 8:30am - 1:30pm
I addition to kayaking on the Charles River we’ll discuss the history and use of this well-known...
September 22, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
After a 45-minute slow and gentle yoga class indoors, we will head outside to explore the trails of Habitat....
September 25, 2018 7:30am - 9:30am
Join us for these casual walks around Habitat and the Western Greenway properties to discover early fall...
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2018-19 Home School

Applications are now being accepted for 2018-19 Afternoon Adventurers and Home School classes. Programs are filled on a first-come basis. 

2018-19 Preschool Naturalists

We have openings in several of our sessions for the upcoming school year. 

For more information, please see the application.