Skunknett River Wildlife Sanctuary

North swamp at Mass Audubon Skunknett River Wildlife Sanctuary

Walking the tree-lined trails at Skunknett River, you can witness nature reclaiming former mill sites and explore a fragrant Atlantic White Cedar swamp. The name Skunknett comes from an Algonquin word that means a fishing place for eel; American Eels may be seen in the sanctuary’s waterways. Read More

Explore Our Trails

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Explore 1 mile of trails including the Overlook Trail, where you can see views of West Pond where black-crowned night-herons, ospreys, and migrating ducks may be spotted. Learn More