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Address: 280 Eliot Street, Natick, MA
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Great Nature Getway

This is a pristine spot along the Charles river with meandering paths and foot bridges. Lot of botanical options to soak in but typically visible wildlife includes turtles and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Natick, Massachusetts, United States
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Natick, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a pristine spot along the Charles river with meandering paths and foot bridges. Lot of botanical options to soak in but typically visible wildlife includes turtles and a variety of birds.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just off rt. 16 in South Natick, Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary ( part of Mass Audubon ) is a gorgeous , beautifully maintained natural habitat for many birds and all sorts of wildlife . There are many trails , my favorite being the marsh trail over the boardwalk and the pond, too the waterfall . You should have seen the waterfall... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice quiet place for a walk in the woodsy outdoors with water to walk near and over (on a wooden walkway) and no mosquitoes or other bugs. Could've had a little more than almost no wildlife (including birds) to look at. Didn't hear the bullfrog on this October visit either. Nice picnic table to have lunch on. Restrooms indoors. Large,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visit Broadmoor at least monthly and are never disappointed. We always find something interesting. Sometimes it's turtles, chipmunks, and frogs, sometimes a deer or coyote. Another plus with Broadmoor is that you can go as far or near as you like to the visitor's center and you will still find critters!

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great for all ages and fitness levels. It can be busy and yet still peaceful. Beautiful piece of property with nice trails. Minor flaws - It can get a bit buggy and swampy in spots. One of the outer trails we tried was not as well marked and difficult to discern when covered with leaves, but if you pay close... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Well maintained trails and courteous staff; fairly level, good walking without a lot of challenge. Not overrun with visitors; lovely ponds and water views, very peaceful.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've been going to Broadmoor for well over a decade. It was a favorite spot for us to go for a nice long stroll, stop to watch the birds and sit to listen to nature. If you go in the warmer weather, there can be a lot of mosquito's in the low lying areas: if you keep moving quickly, they... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went with my child's 8th grade class. Very interesting history. Kids weren't that imppressed, but I was. Like a step back in time.

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Boston
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A great place for a wlk that takes you into nature. A very nice admin building with lots of local ecological information. The trails are well marked.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Broadmoor is typical of most Mass Audubon sanctuaries as it has well kept/well marked trails that let you know if you are heading toward or away from the visitor center (or parking lot if there is no visitor center) The area is very scenic and has boardwalks going through some of the marshy areas to better get a view of... More 

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Additional Information about Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: 280 Eliot Street, Natick, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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