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 > 

Location: 2000 Main Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm; Saturday 10 am-3 pm; closed Sunday; Trails daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

December Vacation building with marshmallows

School may be closed, but nature’s playground is wide open! Through both indoor and outdoor activities, we’ll explore winter adaptations through play and adventure.

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Upcoming Programs

December 10, 2018 9:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy birding but don't want to walk long distances? Join us as we travel by van to local hot spots to...
December 12, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
We will sweeten the deal....chili and cornbread at the office first, then on to the owls. This popular...
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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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