About Moose Hill

CSA Barn at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Moose Hill, established in 1916, is Mass Audubon’s oldest wildlife sanctuary, encompassing protected forests, fields, and wetlands. Diverse hiking trails and a red maple swamp boardwalk provide countless opportunities for exploration in addition to seasonal programs and summer day camp.


  • Main Entrance: 293 Moose Hill Parkway, Sharon, MA 02067
  • The Farm at Moose Hill: 4 Moose Hill Street, Sharon, MA 02067

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Nature Center

Wednesday–Sunday, 9 am-4 pm
Restrooms are located in the Nature Center


Open every day, dawn to dusk

→ For your safety and to avoid conflicts with wildlife, please review our sanctuary guidelines (including leaving dogs at home) before you visit.

Farm Stand

Closed for the season


Members & Sharon residents: Free
Nonmembers: $4 Adults, $3 Seniors (65+), $3 Children (2-12) 

As a way to increase access to nature, Mass Audubon also offers several free admission programs at our wildlife sanctuaries.




Trail Mileage

20 miles
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Sanctuary Highlights

  • The Farm at Moose Hill offers a community supported agriculture program (CSA), weekend Farm Stand, and attendance at farmers markets in Mattapan—all our produce is certified organic.
  • Breathtaking views along the Bluff Trail, especially in when fall foliage is at its peak.
  • Summer day camp, providing adventures for campers age 5 to 16, with sessions focusing on nature, creative arts, science, and adventure day trips. 
  • A large number of vernal pools offering a chorus of Wood Frog and Spring Peeper calls in late winter and early spring.
  • Cookie’s Garden, a Nature Play Area with room to climb, explore, and create your own rhythm on naturally-made musical instruments.
  • Unique Gift Shop with products that connect you to our sanctuary and with local artisans.

Property Regulations

All of the land at our wildlife sanctuaries is protected. By conserving these open spaces, Mass Audubon, along with our members and partners, is able to fulfill its mission of protecting the nature of Massachusetts. When visiting, please take note of the following regulations: 

  • No dog walking or horseback riding; please leave all animals and pets at home (service animals welcome
  • No walking off trail  
  • No collecting or picking natural items
  • No bike riding or operating motorized vehicles; day passes are available for powered mobility devices   
  • No running, swimming, or camping 
  • No operating drones or other remote-controlled vehicles   
  • No fishing, hunting*, trapping, or releasing of animals   
  • No feeding wildlife   
  • No smoking 

Photography Guidelines

Mass Audubon welcomes visitors to capture the beauty and wonder of our statewide network of wildlife sanctuaries through photography. If you would like to use a wildlife sanctuary for commercial photography purposes, please review the complete guidelines and learn how to schedule a time. 

* As part of our habitat management efforts, limited archery hunting for White-tailed Deer by a small group of invited hunters is permitted at Moose Hill during the state-approved season (early October through December). State law prohibits hunting on SundaysLearn more >