Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Two people watching river herring in a restored cold stream at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

A vast expanse of cold-water streams, ponds, forest, and woodlands, Tidmarsh is a 481-plus acre landscape permanently protected and open for all to enjoy. Once a working cranberry farm, this landscape underwent the largest freshwater ecological restoration ever completed in the Northeast. 

Location60 Beaver Dam Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
Mailing Address: 137 Bartlett Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-927-1200
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Sanctuary News & Events

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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event April 17-24, 2021

Join Mass Audubon and other partner organizations for a week of programs that will get you and your family outside and exploring Wareham's wild side! From shellfishing basics to advocacy webinars to kayak tours, there's something for everybody.

New footbridge over West Beaver Dam Brook at the entrance to Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

The wait is over—we're so excited to welcome the public back to Tidmarsh! The parking lot and entrance trail have re-opened. Visitors will enjoy several improvements to the sanctuary, including a new footbridge over West Beaver Dam Brook.

All Persons Trail construction progress at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Our property staff has been working hard on a 0.3-mile All Persons Trail that—once finished—will enable visitors of all abilities to pass through our meadow, access our overlook platform, and get close to our restored marsh areas. 

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