North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Set of footprints in the snow along a trail at North River Wildlife Sanctuary

North River Wildlife Sanctuary, named for the state-designated Scenic River that winds along its northern boundary, serves as the base for South Shore Sanctuaries (which includes Daniel Webster and North Hill Marsh). Its fields, oak forest, and salt marsh attract a wide variety of birds and seals are often visible from the riverside platform. Programs and summer camp take place in and around the historic building.  

Location2000 Main Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Upcoming Programs

February 16, 2021 (Tuesday) 9:00am-12:00pm
Join the adventure and explore North River in winter with our school vacation week programming for children ages 6-9 years old... Learn More >
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