Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Combined with neighboring conservation lands, Rutland Brook is part of one the most extensive parcels of uninterrupted protected land in central Massachusetts. Here, moderate-to-strenuous interlinking trails wind though cathedral-like stands of hemlocks and white pine and along boulder-strewn Rutland Brook.
Location: Off of Pat Connor Road, Petersham, MA
Hours: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Explore Our Trails
Explore 4 miles of moderate to strenuous interlinking trails that wind through cathedral-like stands of hemlocks and white pine. Learn More
Mass Audubon's nearby wildlife sanctuaries offer a wide variety of programs. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone.