Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary
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. Read more >
Location: 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton, MA 01541
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-2 pm; Saturday, 10 am-4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm-4 pm; closed Monday; Trails daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Registration is now open for Wachusett Meadow Nature Day Camp in Princeton! We’re looking forward to sunshine, summertime, and days filled with adventure in the great outdoors.
Looking for something to do over school vacation week? We have fun outdoor activities to keep you and your family busy all week long!
We'll be hosting our popular, annual Hey Day event on September 14, 2019. Don’t miss our farm-related demonstrations, exhibits, and hands-on activities for people of all ages!
Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More
Join Mass Audubon
Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.