Accessibility at Wachusett Meadow

Mass Audubon strives to create a welcoming presence for a wide range of visitors, including making our sanctuaries and nature centers more accessible for all to enjoy.

Find out more about Mass Audubon's accessibility work.

Accessible Features

  • Nature Center
  • Restrooms
  • Mary E. Nagle Pavilion
  • Trails:
    • South Meadow Trail Spur (to the big oak tree overlooking the Beaver Wetland)
    • Trail to the Nagle Pavilion.

What to Expect When You Visit

Are you preparing to visit us with your children or a group of students, including those with special needs? If so, we encourage you to review this step-by-step photo tour (Social Story) of Wachusett Meadow that shows you what to expect!

Trail Conditions

Trail surfaces at Wachusett Meadow vary and are also affected by weather conditions. Please call the office (978-464-2712) for guidance and updated information on the condition of our accessible trails.

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Accessibility Sponsors

We are grateful to the following individuals and organizations for supporting the design and installation of our All Persons trails and related accessibility improvements.

  • Rosemary Davis Memorial Fund (of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation)
  • Fields Pond Foundation
  • Donald Kalischer
  • Lions District 33-A Sight and Hearing Fund Inc.
  • Grace Miller (in memory of Bud Miller)
  • New Moon Charitable Fund of the Vanguard Charitable Fund
  • Nolin Family
  • George A. Ramlose Foundation
  • Acadian Asset Management
  • The Goodnow Fund
  • Barre Savings Charitable Foundation
  • Stoddard Charitable Trust
  • Petersham Lions Club
  • Rutland Lions Association
  • Gardner Lions Club
  • Leominster Lions Club
  • Hubbardston Lions Club
  • Westminster Lions Club
  • Community Foundation of North Central Massachustts
  • Nypro Foundation, Inc.
  • The Nordblom Family Foundation
  • The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation
  • Ms. Barbara Palm
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation