Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Family Open House at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary © Jeanne Lesperance
© Jeanne Lesperance

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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Get Out & Explore

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

Research & Conservation

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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

Alissa Young - TerraCorps service member

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're excited to welcome two service members from TerraCorps, an AmeriCorps program in Massachusetts. Over the next 11 months, they'll work to expand Mass Audubon's outreach and land stewardship programs on the South Shore. 

Christine Hatch with students at Tidmarsh © Alex Hackman

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh is thrilled to offer Mass Audubon's Science for Solutions program for a second year! This fall, local high school students will start participating in hands-on field experiences and learn about the important—and fragile—nature of wetland ecosystems and watersheds. 

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