North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Trail in summer at North River Wildlife Sanctuary © Ryan Bevans
© 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
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Spring Peeper resting in the center of a yellow flower © Mary Martin
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