Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in late fall

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. 

Location108 North Street, Norfolk, MA 02056
Phone: 508-528-3140
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm; Closed Monday; Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration is Open! 

Stony Brook campers holding dragonflies

Our day camp offers programs for children ages 4–15. More Information >

Tiny Trekkers - fall/winter

Tiny Trekkers

Stony Brook's Tiny Trekkers program

Introduce your little one to a love of nature! Explore new topics each week. Register >

Sanctuary News & Events

Costumed characters at Amphibians After Dark

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event April 6, 2019

Join us for a night of costumed characters and lantern-lit trails as we celebrate the annual spring migration of salamanders and tree frogs back to the vernal pools where they were born.

Spotted Salamander © Suzanne Niles

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

A mass migration of hundreds of thousands of amphibians takes place every year in early spring in Massachusetts. People from all over the Northeast will travel to watch this phenomenon known as "Big Night."

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Upcoming Programs

March 23, 2019 (Saturday) 8:00am - 9:00am
Join naturalist, Jonathan Glover, for a morning walk around the Stony Brook wetlands. Ducks are on the move and the wetlands a... Learn More >
March 26, 2019 (Tuesday) 7:00am - 8:30am
Spring brings a variety of birds to Stony Brook as migrants begin their journey back from the south. Take a morning stroll wit... Learn More >
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