Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

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. Read more >

Location: 1417 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; closed Monday; Trails daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Salamandar painted on stump

Registration is now open for Oak Knoll Summer Camp in Attleboro! We’re looking forward to sunshine, summertime, and days filled with adventure in the great outdoors.

Boys walking on snowy trail

Spend school vacation week at Oak Knoll! Each day, children ages 5-12 will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, experiments, crafts, and animal encounters.

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Upcoming Programs

January 19, 2019 (Saturday) 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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 >
January 20, 2019 (Sunday) 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we take a hike to learn about the legends of the fairies and trolls that live at Oak Knoll. After, come back to the... Learn More >
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School Programs

Bring your students to Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary this fall! We offer a multitude of educational and fun nature-based programs for students. Learn More >

Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More >