Party & Function Rentals at North River

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We are currently unable to rent space to individuals or groups for parties, weddings, or other functions until further notice. You are still welcome to meet up with family and friends to explore the sanctuary whenever we are open to the public. Please be sure to check the latest visitor updates before making your plans. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding as all of us adapt to changing conditions and health safety guidelines.

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Located on the North River in Marshfield, this wildlife sanctuary offers an attractive meeting room in a lovely turn-of-the-century estate house.

A large tent is available for additional space on the lawn. Guests can explore our two trails: one leads to the North River and an observation deck, the other through the woodlands.

Types of Functions

Group meetings, weddings, parties

Maximum Capacity

45 guests seated in meeting room, 25 at tables or 75 standing


Spring, fall, and winter


Private Rental (for Mass Audubon members only)
Full-day (9 am-4:30 pm) $500 
Half-day (4 hours) $350

Nonprofit Organizations
Full day $400
Half-day $200

Add $75 for Saturday or Sunday rentals 
Add $150 if using the building and a tent

A refundable security deposit of $200 is required.
A nonrefundable deposit of $50 must be received with 10 days of booking the reservation and will be applied to the balance due.
Payment of the balance is due one week before the event.

Food Storage/Prep

Residential type kitchen facility

Additional Amenities

Free access to our trails; tables and chairs set up; 2 restrooms, kitchen

Please note

  • Smoking is not allowed on the property
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the sanctuary without special permission.
  • The renter is responsible for set up and clean up including trash removal.