Wachusett Meadow trails are open to local visitors; buildings & restrooms closed. See guidelines. Read More
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.
Since it wasn't possible to host our annual Sheep & Wool Festival this year due to COVID-19, we wanted to bring the festival experience to you—virtually! Get to know the sanctuary's resident sheep, learn all about shearing, connect with our wonderful vendors, and find out how you can help support the sanctuary's flock.