Directions to Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row
Topsfield, MA 01983
Hours of OperationMay–October:
Tues-Fri, 9 am-4 pm
Sat, Sun, & Mon holidays, 9 am-5 pm
Tues-Sun & Mon holidays, 9 am-4 pm
Tues-Sun, & Mon holidays, dawn to dusk
Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.
From Boston and the south: Take Rt I-95 north to exit 50 and follow Rt 1 north. At the junction of Rt 1 and Rt 97, turn right onto Rt 97 south (toward Beverly and Danvers). Follow Rt 97 south and take the third left onto Perkins Row. Follow Perkins Row for 1 mile, and the sanctuary is on the right.
From the north: Take Rt I-95 south to exit 53A and follow Rt 97 south. At the junction of Rt 1 and Rt 97 in Topsfield, stay on Rt 97 south and take the third left onto Perkins Row. Follow Perkins Row for 1 mile, and the sanctuary is on the right.
- Universally Accessible Nature Center/Museum
- Year-round Universally Accessible Restrooms
- Nature Play Area / Discovery Trail
- Picnic Tables
- Snacks for Sale
- Cross-country Skiing
- Camping / Cabin Rental