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

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's Wood Duck Derby

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 6, 2018

Come cheer on the (rubber) wood ducks during the most popular event of our Annual Fall Fair. The first duck to cross the finish line wins the Grand Prize!

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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Looking for a way to earn a badge? We can help! Learn More

Birthday Parties

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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