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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Yellow Trout Lily spring wildflowers in full bloom © Richard Welch
Yellow Trout Lily © Richard Welch

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Sanctuary News & Events

Volunteers counting herring from a bridge over the stream at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Throughout April and May, some 50 dedicated volunteers made their way to Tidmarsh every week—some multiple times a week—to count migrating river herring as part of a statewide effort to track their population. 

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.

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Upcoming Programs

June 19, 2021 (Saturday) 2:00-2:45pm
Experience nature in a new way in this fully adaptive and inclusive program that allows you to explore nature in the ways most... Learn More >
June 19, 2021 (Saturday) 4:15-5:00pm
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