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Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

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Great trails, for all levels. peaceful experience out of the city. Fresh air smell. you and nature... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Peaceful and serene

Lovely place to hike and enjoy in all seasons. Nice variety of birds to hear and see. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ann R
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113 Goodnow Rd, Princeton, MA 01541-1603
+1 978-464-2712
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The thing I liked about this place was the sheep. I am not a big outdoors person, but wanted to do something a bit different with my husband. I thought this would be a nice way to spend an hour or two and enjoy seeing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great trails, for all levels. peaceful experience out of the city. Fresh air smell. you and nature, just beautiful

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lovely place to hike and enjoy in all seasons. Nice variety of birds to hear and see. Friendly staff. Trail maps are cleverly marked with blue for wild blue yonder, and yellow, for yellow brick road back to entrance!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ann R
Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you're thinking about getting out into nature in north-central Massachusetts, and are considering between the mountain and the meadow, give this place a chance to win you over. Peace and quiet, wildlife (especially birds) abound, acres of hiking and trail walking, resident sheep, classes...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank fciwanik
Reviewed 12 June 2016

only used this area to start our Wachusett Mountain hike, but took one of their trails out to the Mountain and it was magical. At one point we walked between ferns that were at least 3 feet high!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CapeCodlaura2014
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We live nearby and visit here often. There are hiking trails from easy to moderate. Beautiful views.....very serene and relaxing. They also have programs for families and kids. My grandson loves to visit the sheep barn. Usually they are outside in a fenced in area....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 659edithh
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Great place for walking/hiking. There are many trails throughout the property that are well maintained and well marked. You can follow individual trails or combine them for your own walk. There is a good variety of shaded/open areas and flat/steep trails so all levels of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

beautiful and well kept trails. Lots of wildlife. Helpful Staff. I have visited three times recently, and saw all sorts of stuff including a moose and a rare orchid. The staff was eager to help with any questions.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Emily C
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We go here often. As residents of Princeton we can visit for free. They do charge a fee or you have to be Audubon members. Just a great place to relax and visit. They have sheep and different programs for families through out the year....More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank oldtimeminuteman
Reviewed 16 January 2015

A lovely place to hike. They have everything from beaver dams to a gold fish pond. We got married there! So it's a special place for us.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank DebSB57
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