Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Rultand Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Adjoining 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.

LocationOff of Pat Connor Road, Petersham, MA
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Trails

Hit the Trails!

Explore 4 miles of moderate to strenuous trails that wind through tall stands of conifer trees. Trail map >

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Eastern Chipmunk with a dried leaf in its mouth in autumn © Suzanne Hirschman
Eastern Chipmunk © Suzanne Hirschman

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