Directions to Nahant Thicket Wildlife Sanctuary

Contact Information

Furbush Road
Nahant, MA

Managed by Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
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Hours of Operation

Daily, dawn to dusk


Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.

Driving Directions

Follow Rt I-95 to Rt 128 to exit 44B (Rt 129, Lynnfield Street). Follow Rt 129 east for 4 miles to the intersection of Rt 129 and Rt 107 (Western Avenue). Take a left onto Western Avenue heading toward Salem. Continue for 0.6 miles to the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Rt 129. Turn right onto Eastern Avenue and proceed for 1.5 miles. Cross Rt 1A and turn left onto Lynn Shore Drive, heading across the Nahant causeway (Long Beach is on the left). At the end of causeway, continue 1.7 miles onto Nahant Road (pass the Coast Guard station, Nahant Country Club, and Post Office on the left). Then turn right onto Wharf Street, left onto Walton Road, and right onto Furbush Road. Parking is on the right.

Nahant Thicket is located .2 miles from the Warf Street @ Willow Road and Warf Street @ Walton Road bus stops via the 439 bus route.

Please note: Parking area not plowed in winter

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