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Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

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Beautiful

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

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Miss_NaiNai
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Peaceful and serene

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

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Ann R
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8 Aug 2018
“Beautiful”
22 May 2017
“Peaceful and serene”
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113 Goodnow Rd, Princeton, MA 01541-1603
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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

Thank Miss_NaiNai
Reviewed 22 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!

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

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!

Thank CapeCodlaura2014
Reviewed 15 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

Thank 659edithh
Reviewed 17 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

1  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 2 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.

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

Thank oldtimeminuteman
Reviewed 15 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.

Thank DebSB57
Reviewed 19 August 2013 via mobile

Wachusett Meadow has friendly, knowledgeable staff and great trails. We hiked here recently and spotted so many frogs in the pond a short distance behind the Visitor's Center. We love checking out the resident sheep and the bird watching is great. There is a small...More

1  Thank MAMamaof3
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