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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Programs for Families

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

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Upcoming Programs

June 13, 2021 (Sunday) 10:00-11:00am
In this outdoor yoga class, connect with your breath, body, mind, and nature with Wachusett Meadow as your backdrop. This clas... Learn More >
June 17, 2021 (Thursday) 6:00-7:00pm
In this outdoor yoga class, connect with your breath, body, mind, and nature with Wachusett Meadow as your backdrop. This clas... Learn More >
June 25, 2021 (Friday) 1:00-3:00pm
Experience the majestic woods along the East Branch of the Swift River as we hike to Gebo's cabin. Fred "Gebo" Brouillet was a... Learn More >
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