There's So Much Fun to be Had Outdoors!

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Mass Audubon's wildlife sanctuaries offer a wide variety of programs. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone.

Spring & Summer

Flowers and vegetable harvest at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Get organic, local produce through one of our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, or get a plot in our Community Garden. Learn more

Path through the Butterfly Garden at BNC

Explore pollinator gardens, learn about beekeeping, and take garden programs at a Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary near you. Learn more

Family kayaking at Felix Neck © Justen Walker
© Justen Walker

Each spring, summer, and fall several wildlife sanctuaries give nature lovers a fresh way to enjoy local ecology—by canoe, kayak, or boat. Learn More


Exploring tidal flats at Joppa Flats

Make the most of your summer by spending more time outside! Go for a hike, take a program, enjoy the scenery by boat, and more. Learn More


Year-Round

Rutland Brook Trail

On our hundreds of miles of trails you can take in ocean, pond, and river views; explore forests and fields; hike drumlins and eskers; stroll boardwalks and gravel paths; and enjoy solitude on benches or in bird blinds. Learn More

Child at Broadmoor

Mass Audubon has a variety of programs to keep families and children busy in the outdoors all year long. Check out seasonal festivals, nature walks, vacation week programs, story-time programs, and more. Learn more

Hiking and a view

Mass Audubon offers a variety of programs for adults to get outside and enjoy the nature of Massachusetts - you can find naturalist-guided walks, workshops, and more at one of our wildlife sanctuaries. Learn More

Snowy Egrets at Parker River NWR © Myer Bornstein
Snowy Egrets © Myer Bornstein

Many of our wildlife sanctuaries offer seasonal or year-round photography workshops, classes, and even national and international trips led by naturalists and other experts. Learn More


Ariana Tworog-Dube with her completed Passport to Nature
© Erica Tworog-Dube

You can keep track of your sanctuary explorations—and win prizes—by collecting stamps in your Passport to Nature, available at any one of 21 participating sanctuaries across the state. Learn More


Fall & Winter

Maple tap with frozen sap © Gary Johnson
© Gary Johnson

Looking for ways to get outside this winter and experience nature in all its brisk, snowy glory? Consider these "Best of Winter" activities to do by yourself, with your family, or with a group of friends! Check it out >

Snowshoeing at Ipswich River © Holly Chadwick
© Holly Chadwick

There's no better way to explore the woods in winter than by snowshoe! Most of our wildlife sanctuaries welcome snowshoeing, and some offer equipment to rent or borrow. Go it alone, or join a guided walk.  Learn more >

Family at High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary © Jamie Scott
© Jamie Scott

Every January you resolve to make the New Year better than the last, but by February those resolutions are a distant memory. Not this year! We took a look at some of the most popular resolutions and came up and came up with easy, fun ways that Mass Audubon can help you keep them. Get Started >


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