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.
Meadow at Wachusett Meadow with tree on left and grass trail
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton

Programs & Activities at Wachusett Meadow

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone.

Painting pumpkins at Hey Day © Bruce Dean
© Bruce Dean

Family Fun

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

A family on snowshoes in a field at Wachusett Meadow

Snowshoeing

Snowshoes are available for rental during winter months and can be used on any of the sanctuary trails whenever there is 6 inches of snow or more. 

nature center buildings
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton

Facility Rentals

Historic farm buildings set within protected fields, forests, and wetlands provide a spectacular setting for private group functions.

Educator showing a group of children a leaf or stick in their hand

Vacation Week

Children can explore the natural world during school vacation in February and April.

Programs for Schools 

We offer hands-on, nature-based education programs for students both onsite and offsite. We can work with you to develop a curriculum that meets your needs.

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Programs for Groups

Whether you’re looking for programs for your community group, garden club, Scout troop, or more, our teacher naturalists can help!

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