Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Restored wetland 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 (parking lot temporarily closed)

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In-Person Programs

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Palm Warbler in fall at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary (Kristin Foresto/Mass Audubon)
Palm Warbler

Explore the great outdoors in our naturalist-led, small group programs. See what's coming up >

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Get Out & Explore

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Get Out & Explore

Explore 3 miles of trails featuring cold-water streams, ponds, forest, and woodlands at Tidmarsh. Hit the trails >

Research & Conservation

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Research & Conservation

The restored wetlands at Tidmarsh support vulnerable wildlife while serving as a living model for ways to reduce the impacts of climate change. Learn more >

Sanctuary News & Events

Removing dams to re-establish a free-flowing West Beaver Dam Brook at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon has partnered with the Town of Plymouth to restore the town-owned Foothills Preserve as well as the West Beaver Dam Brook. We're committed to restoring, enhancing, and improving the ecosystem and natural landscape at Tidmarsh to provide quality habitat for vulnerable species.

The new standing seam metal roof on Tidmarsh's main building

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Things have been getting greener at Tidmarsh! In addition to restoring the West Branch of Beaver Dam Brook, we've also been working to improve the sanctuary's offices by adding some additional "green" features—including a brand-new roof.

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