Please Note:
Participants who are traveling to Massachusetts from other states must comply with the current Massachusetts Travel Advisory. Learn More >

Wild for Wareham: History of Great Neck Walk

Sponsored by Allens Pond


Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


(suitable for children 10 & up)


Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Walk back in time to imagine past inhabitants of what is now the Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. How did it come to serve as the Sacred Heart Retreat Center and what did the Herricks do on its shores? Bring your own stories to add to the archive!

This program is part of our month long celebration of Earth Day, the nature of Massachusetts, and climate action. For more opportunities to get outside and celebrate with us, visit

This is a free program thanks to the support of Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Watershed Grants. SNEP Watershed Grants are funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a collaboration with Restore America's Estuaries (RAE). For more on SNEP Watershed Grants, see

Instructions and Directions:

PLEASE NOTE: This program will be conducted in accordance with current Municipal, State, and Mass Audubon Covid-19 protocols. Groups are limited to 11 preregistered participants, we cannot accommodate walk-ins. Participants are required to wear a face covering and follow social distancing guidelines. A detailed confirmation letter will be emailed 24 hours before the program.

Download your Wild for Wareham passport via the link below for a chance to win a prize! There are 2 passports (2 pages each), one for adults and one for children.

Registration is required.
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact:

1280 Horseneck Road
Westport, MA 02790
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.