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. Read more > 

HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9 am-4 pm; Sat 10 am-3 pm; closed Sun

TRAILS: Daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Campers showing off paper bag puppets

North River Nature Camp was named Best Summer Camp in Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston’s 2018 Gold Daisy Awards! Many thanks to our loyal community for nominating and voting for us.

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Upcoming Programs

April 24, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
Shared experiences in the outdoors are important for helping children make life-long connections to the...
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School Programs

Bring your students to North River Wildlife Sanctuary! We offer a multitude of educational and fun nature-based programs for students. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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