Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
point boardwalk at with marsh and sun setting
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick © Sean Seltzer

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Plan Your Visit

Easy-to-rugged, well-groomed trails weave through the shade of mature woodlands into open fields and along the edges of vibrant streams, ponds, marshland, and Charles River.

Hours
Nature Center
  • Tuesday-Sunday, Monday holidays
  • 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Trails
  • Tuesday-Sunday, Monday holidays
  • dawn to dusk
  • 8 miles
  • 0.6 miles

Property Regulations

  • Foot travel only; please stay on trails (day passes are available for powered mobility devices)
  • Dog walking and horseback riding are prohibited; please leave all animals and pets at home (service animals welcome)
  • Camping, collecting, smoking, hunting, fishing, releasing of animals, and feeding wildlife is prohibited.
  • Commercial photography needs prior approval; please see all photography guidelines.

Facilities

  • Parking
    Parking
  • Nature Center/Museum, Universally Accessible
    Nature Center/Museum, Universally Accessible
  • Trail, Universally Accessible
    Trail, Universally Accessible
  • Restrooms, Universally Accessible
    Restrooms, Universally Accessible
  • Picnic Tables
    Picnic Tables
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station
    Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Explore Broadmoor

  • Waterfall in autumn at Broadmoor © Ethan Gordon
    © Ethan Gordon
  • Fall at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nature Play Area at Broadmoor
  • Mushrooms on forest floor at Broadmoor © Sean Henderson
    © Sean Henderson
  • Two people enjoying the view from the All Persons Trail overlook at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Brook spillway in fall at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary © Stephen Smith
    © Stephen Smith

Latest News

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Cropped portion of a watercolor painting depicting an egret in flight
© Frederick "Fritz" Kubitz
News January 31, 2024

In the Gallery at Broadmoor: Frederick "Fritz" Kubitz

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Family walking down trail surrounded by bare fall trees
Moose Hill
News November 13, 2023

Embracing Stick Season in Massachusetts

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Bird eating seed from a suet cage midflight
Yellow-rumped Warbler © Susumu Kishihara
News September 28, 2023

Broadmoor's Annual Seed Sale Happening Now

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Support Broadmoor

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary has a variety of ways to get involved helping to protect the nature of Massachusetts.

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Featured Experiences

  • Nature Play Area at Broadmoor

    Family Fun at Broadmoor

    Have fun with the whole family at Broadmoor, either on your own or during an organized program.

  • Broadmoor nature center and pavilion in fall
    Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    Saltonstall Nature Center at Broadmoor

    Converted from an antique horse barn built in 1911, the green Saltonstall Nature Center is the sanctuary's welcome center.

  • Birding in spring at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    Birds & Birding at Broadmoor

    Broadmoor hosts a wide variety of birds year-round. Join us on an upcoming birding program or go birding on your own.