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.
Pond reflects the blue cloudy sky and pine trees surrounding the banks.
© Linda MacMillan

Directions to Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

From Worcester: Take Rt-122 North towards Barre Center. Continue on Rt-122 North for approximately 5.1 miles and then take a right onto Pat Corner Road (before the bridge and waterfall at Connor Pond). In about 200 feet, bear left at the fork off Pat Connor Road. Continue along the dirt road that runs parallel to the pond for 0.2 miles to the Mass Audubon parking area on your left.

From Rt-2: Take exit 7S (formerly exit 17) for Rt-32 South/Petersham. At the intersection of Rt-122 and Rt-32, take a left. Continue south on Rt-122/Rt-32 for approximately 2.1 miles, then take a left (directly after the bridge and waterfall) at Connor Pond onto Pat Connor Road. In about 200 feet, bear left at the fork off Pat Connor Road. Continue along the dirt road that runs parallel to the pond for 0.2 miles to the Mass Audubon parking area on your left.

Address: Pat Connor Road Petersham, MA 0136