Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Turtle basking on a rock in 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: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; closed Mondays; 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 >

Upcoming Programs

August 13, 2020 (Thursday) 9:30am - 11:00am
Join us as we explore Attleboro's amazing amphibians and their wetland homes. After a short talk and live demonstration, we'll... Learn More >
August 13, 2020 (Thursday) 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us as we explore Attleboro's amazing amphibians and their wetland homes. After a short talk and live demonstration, we'll... Learn More >
August 14, 2020 (Friday) 9:30am - 11:00am
What stories do the rocks beneath our feet tell? Join us as we explore the science of geology. We will explore the 'rock cycle... Learn More >
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