North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Gravel trail through green woods at North River
© Ryan Bevans

North River Wildlife Sanctuary is named for the state-designated Scenic River that winds along its northern boundary. The sanctuary's 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. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.

Location2000 Main Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400
Nature Center: Wednesday-Friday, 10 am-3 pm
Trails: open daily, dawn to dusk

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Hit the Trails

Explore more than 2 miles of well-marked trails, including a universally-accessible loop. Trail map >

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Online Programs

Hummingbird © Eduardo del Solar
© Eduardo del Solar

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Sanctuary News & Events

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event December 2-3, 2022

Welcoming the winter season at North River Wildlife Sanctuary with this free community event over two days that will include guided nature experiences, arts and crafts for all ages, story times, live birds of prey, and more. Join one or all of our events on December 2 and 3.

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