Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Turtle sunning on the pond at Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary © Lindsay Nygaard
© Lindsay Nygaard

Looking out over Lake Talaquega, it’s hard to imagine that this serene setting was once a buzzing entertainment destination, complete with a casino and hotel. Now Oak Knoll, just minutes from downtown Attleboro, offers a natural respite with wooded trails and boardwalk winding through a red maple swamp, upland forest, and freshwater marsh, and around the lake’s perimeter. 

Location1417 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: 508-223-3060
Hours: Tue-Sat, 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Sun, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; closed Mon; Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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School Programs

Programs for Schools

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Bring your students to the sanctuary, or have us come to your classroom! We offer a variety of programs. Learn More >

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

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Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer packages with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist! Get details >

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

September 1, 2019 (Sunday) 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Oak Knoll as we explore the different habitats found around the sanctuary. We will look for interesting animals, pl... Learn More >
September 14, 2019 (Saturday) 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Join us as we learn about the moon and nocturnal animals. After our talk, enjoy a special nighttime hike on our trails to see... Learn More >
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