Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in summer © Andy Bakinowski
© Andy Bakinowski

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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Tiny Trekkers - spring/summer

Tiny Trekkers

Stony Brook's Tiny Trekkers program in summer

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

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration is Open! 

Stony Brook campers holding dragonflies

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

Sanctuary News & Events

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

May 31, 2019 (Friday) 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend a lovely Friday evening gliding around the Stony Brook wetlands, listening and exploring the ponds and marshes as day gi... Learn More >
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