Wildlife Sanctuaries Across Massachusetts

Heron in marsh during sunset at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Terri Munson
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Terri Munson

Each season brings unique opportunities to explore nature at all of our wildlife sanctuaries, making it fun and interesting to visit them at any time of year!

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With more than 60 wildlife sanctuaries located across Massachusetts, it's easy to get outdoors at a Mass Audubon property near you! Get information about our admission fees, discounts, and free admission programs. Learn more >



Trail marker at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

We have hundreds of miles of trails to explore all across Massachusetts.


Sanctuary Guidelines

Two people enjoying the view from the All Persons Trail overlook at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Please follow our guidelines when visiting to help keep our sanctuaries and trails safe.

Explore by Region

Explore by Region

Looking out towards the ocean at Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary
Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary

Get outdoors at one of 60 wildlife sanctuaries across the state, from the Berkshires to the Cape.


Things to Do

Man and woman walking in a meadow at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover all the fun, seasonal outdoor activities you can enjoy at our sanctuaries or at home!


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