Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary © Kristin Foresto

Once a working cranberry farm, this landscape underwent the largest freshwater ecological restoration ever completed in the Northeast. Now Tidmarsh is a 481-acre property that's home to a vast expanse of cold-water streams, ponds, forest, and woodlands—all permanently protected and open for everyone to enjoy!

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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Trails

Hit the Trails!

Family on a trail in summer at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary © Jeanne Lesperance
© Jeanne Lesperance

Our 3 miles of trails explore cold-water streams, ponds, forest, and woodlands. Details & map >

Online Programs - Promo for All Sancs

Online Programs

Hummingbird © Eduardo del Solar
© Eduardo del Solar

Explore nature with us online, from summer night sounds to annual migrations. Coming up next >

Sanctuary News & Events

NestWatch volunteers looking at a bird's nest in a birdhouse

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

The NestWatch program is a volunteer-based project focused on collecting breeding bird data for nest-box nesting bird species. Through this volunteer program, over 170 nest boxes were monitored this year at 6 of the South East sanctuaries.

Herring in the water at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

This past April and May, a dedicated group of 34 volunteers have been trekking out to two streams that run through Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in order to watch the water for ten-minute intervals for signs of herring.

Volunteers digging in new garden beds at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

There's a brand-new pollinator garden at Tidmarsh! Designed to span all seasons, this garden provides a variety of flowers to support local pollinators in their search for nectar and pollen.

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Upcoming Programs

October 5, 2022 (Wednesday) 11:00am-4:00pm
Please join us for a planting event for our USFWS Candidate Conservation Action Fund grant project! We have over 2,000 Wild In... Read more
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