Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Known for its extensive boardwalk system that goes through forest, fields, and wetlands, Stony Brook offers up-close views of wildlife above and under the water. Located adjacent to the 140-acre Bristol Blake State Reservation and cooperatively managed with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), this former 18th-century mill site now supports native wildlife. Read More >

HOURS: Tue–Sat, 10 am–4 pm; Sun, 12:30 pm–4 pm; closed Mon
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Wood Duck Derby logo

Come cheer the ducks on while also enjoying our Annual Fall Fair on Saturday, October 6. The race will begin at approximately 2:00 pm. 

Spotted salamander © Joy Marzolf
Spotted salamander © Joy Marzolf

A mass migration of hundreds of thousands of amphibians takes place every March in Massachusetts. People from all over the Northeast will travel to watch this phenomenon.

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Programs for Scouts


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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