Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Snowy view of 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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Blue Jay eating seeds on a snowy tree stump © Sarah Keates
Blue Jay © Sarah Keates

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Programs - Winter

Winter Wonders

Take a nature hike, find winter birds, or explore by the light of the full moon! Browse programs >

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

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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

At Mass Audubon Adventure Camp at Redbrook in Plymouth, campers ages 4 to 10 enjoy a unique nature-and-sports experience featuring active games, creative art projects, and hands-on explorations of nature. Registration now open for summer 2020!

Tidmarsh staff members in the new van

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're passionate about connecting our visitors and supporters with quality education programs that offer unique experiences. Now, thanks to a brand-new van, we'll be able to offer new programs that do just that!

Winter ducks at Tidmarsh

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

In mid-December, eight participants joined Sanctuary Director Lauren Kras on a very productive birding walk. In addition to waterfowl, the group was treated to half a dozen species of sparrows—plus a first-ever species record for Tidmarsh! 

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Upcoming Programs

January 24, 2020 (Friday) 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join Sanctuary Director Lauren Kras for a birding adventure on the South Shore - we'll look for winter waterfowl including Loo... Learn More >
February 5, 2020 (Wednesday) 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an exciting presentation about the owls found throughout Massachusetts, and in our own backyards, at Independent F... Learn More >
February 8, 2020 (Saturday) 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Once dusk has settled over the marsh we will let the moon light our way as we occasionally stop, look, and listen for creature... Learn More >
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