Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
293 Moose Hill St.
Moose Hill is Mass Audubon’s oldest sanctuary and one of the largest. It has a 25-mile trail system where visitors can explore the red maple swamp via a boardwalk, observe amphibians at a vernal pool, or watch swallows catching insects in the meadows. The sanctuary also features Moose Hill Community Farm.
North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main St.
A half-mile boardwalk leads visitors through a red maple swamp and small cattail marsh to a salt marsh overlooking the North River. The sanctuary attracts a variety of birds and wildlife during different seasons.
North Hill Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary
This property, managed by the North River Wildlife Sanctuary, features oak and pine woodlands, wetlands, and a 90-acre pond that provides prime habitat for wildlife.
Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
Daniel Webster, managed by the North River Wildlife Sanctuary, has hundreds of acres of grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands. There are observation blinds overlooking a shallow wetland that attracts herons, egrets, and shorebirds, as well as muskrats and mink.
Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Great Neck, over- seen by the Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Westport, features an open forest with 2.5 miles of trails along old carriage roads and deer paths.
The Mass Audubon Visual Arts Center
963 Washington St.
The Visual Arts Center is a professional art museum operated by New England’s largest conservation organization. It houses Mass Audu- bon’s extensive art collection and hosts a variety of hands-on art classes. There is also a trail system through a meadow, forest, and red maple swamp.
Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave.
Situated within the 7,000-acre Blue Hills State Reservation, the museum is the interpretive center for the reservation. Indoor exhibitions feature wildlife that may be seen by visitors exploring the state property’s 150 miles of trails.
SOURCE: Massachusetts Audubon Society