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Boston Nature Center

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500 Walk Hill St, Boston, MA 02126-3146
+1 617-983-8500
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The Boston Nature Center is free to visit and offers some great birding habitat and lots of trails... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
danielKeiran
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Sacramento, California
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Drive if you can, check the website for directions.

I have heard good things about this center, but I was unable to make it due to the unclear layout... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Andrei S
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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The Boston Nature Center is an urban sanctuary, located on the grounds of the former Boston State Hospital, offering public programs year-round. Two miles of trails and boardwalks traverse meadows and wetlands where wildlife abounds, including coyotes, pheasants, and many species of birds. The sanctuary's George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center is one of the "greenest" buildings in Boston. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends and holidays, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
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1 Nov 2017
“Great Birding”
16 Jun 2016
“Drive if you can, check the website for directions.”
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500 Walk Hill St, Boston, MA 02126-3146
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The Boston Nature Center is free to visit and offers some great birding habitat and lots of trails. Blue jays, white throated sparrows, American robins, black capped chickadees, tufted titmouse and more. This place must be amazing during migration.

Thank danielKeiran
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have heard good things about this center, but I was unable to make it due to the unclear layout of the surrounding area. Be sure to check the website for directions before going. I walked there from Mattapan, which took me through the Morton...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 29 June 2012

This is a beautiful and educational place. It's a great place to bring kids.

Thank c415
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We came here to help weed and mulch and plant in the Nature Nook and had such a fantastic day volunteering! I will come back with my daughter soon!

2  Thank scanna283
Reviewed 9 December 2011

The sanctuary is an oasis of green space amongst the suburbs, and is still in the process of being restored. An interpretation center is housed in a beautiful new green building, and trails around the property show off the great deal of progress that has...More

4  Thank WolfDan
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