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.
grassy trail in fall
Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon

Family Fun at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Ready for some outdoor adventure? We’ve got all kinds of fun programs and activities for you and your friends and family!

Nature Play Area

Cookie’s Garden, an area with room to climb, explore, and create your own rhythm on naturally-made musical instruments.

Go on a Quest

Follow the rhyming clues on our two Quests to navigate and learn about this sanctuary's unique wildlife, habitats, and history. 

Vernal Pool Quest

This Quest explores our Vernal Pool Trail. The length of the quest is under two miles and takes approximately 90 minutes. There is a shorter option that is under one mile and about 45 minutes. 

download Moose Hill Vernal Pool Quest (1.4 MB)

Kettle & Pine Trail Quest Pack

This Quest follows our Kettle Trail. The full length is about two miles and takes approximately 90 minutes. There is a shorter option that follows the Pine Trail, which is less than one mile and takes about 30 minutes. 

Discovery Packs

Borrow a Discovery Pack from the nature center for your next adventure.

Red Maple Swamp Discovery Pack

Explore the Billings Loop Trail, which goes through our beautiful red maple swamp. As you walk along the trail, complete a scavenger hunt and a bingo sheet. Have fun using the dip net and container to dip into the swamp and see what creatures you find.

An Eagle Scout generously created this Quest and donated the supplies. Thank you, Eagle Scouts!

Climate Change Discovery Pack

Follow the route marked on the map (included in the backpack) and read the descriptions of each stop as you come to them. Each stop has fun prompts and activities to learn about climate change, the ways it affects us here at Moose Hill, and ways that you can help.

Vacation Week Camp

Looking for something fun to do over school vacation week in February and April? Kids ages 5-12 can get outside and have fun in nature at Moose Hill Vacation Week days! Each day is a blend of hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, creative art projects, and games. Come be amazed by the wonders of nature and our creative staff. Learn more about Vacation Week Camp