Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

North Meadow Trail in summer at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary © Julie Mankowsky
© Julie Mankowsky

Wachusett Meadow is a former farmstead that offers spectacular scenery and supports abundant wildlife throughout woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Historic buildings and barns are still in use for educational programming and resident sheep graze pastures. Trails traverse many landscape features including Brown Hill Summit, Glacial Boulder, ancient trees, and beaver ponds. 

Location113 Goodnow Road, Princeton, MA 01541
Phone: 978-464-2712
Hours: Trails & restrooms open every day, dawn to dusk

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Spring Peeper resting in the center of a yellow flower © Mary Martin
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