Deer Tick on the underside of a leaf © Erik Karits (via Unsplash)
Deer Tick © Erik Karits (via Unsplash)

If there's one thing you don’t want to bring home with you after a trip outdoors, it's a tick. This pesky arachnid thrives in the summer and is the primary culprit of Lyme disease in Massachusetts. Get the facts about ticks—their appearance, life cycle, and how to identify them. Learn more > 

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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.