Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Spring Peeper at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary © Cindy Dunn
Spring Peeper © Cindy Dunn

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: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-2 pm • Saturday, 10 am-4 pm • Sunday and Monday holidays 12:30 pm-4 pm • Trails daily, dawn to dusk

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Yellow Warbler © Richard Welch
Yellow Warbler © Richard Welch

Our supporters are critical to the success of our conservation and education work. Ways to Help >

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration is Open!

Discoverers on a hike at Wachusett Meadow Summer Camp

Wachusett Meadow Nature Day Camp offers programs for children ages 3.5–17. Learn More >

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

April 4, 2019 (Thursday) 7:15pm - 8:15pm
American woodcocks are inland relatives of coastal shorebirds, favoring wet forests and fields, and spending much of their tim... Learn More >
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