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Susan N. McLane Audubon Center and Silk Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

84 Silk Farm Rd, Concord, NH 03301
603-224-9909
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Ranked #12 of 15 attractions in Concord
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: Offers information about New Hampshire sanctuaries and has an observation area and trails.
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Pembroke, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Took my young granddaughter, who loved the rescued birds and hiking around the more open area of the woods near the bird sanctuary. We didn't attempt the grassier trails. Inside there wasn't much to do when we were there, though they have a nice little gift shop. All in all, a nice place to take the kids for a hike... More

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Newcastle, UK
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10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This highly informative visitor centre has great facilities and displays. The trails are a little disappointing, in that the lake views are very limited (overgrowth of vegetation) and you'd be very lucky to see a loon! The staff are very friendly and helpful, and there are restrooms on site. The staff will let you know about boat trips out, going... More

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Concord, NH
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

My kids have been with school trips and love going. Seemed to have a good time and learned a lot. They said they would go again.

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Pittsfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Had a very peaceful and restful day just enjoying nature and all the beautiful speces of birds and critters we have in NH, .

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Concord, New Hampshire, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Minus the mosquitoes at the time, it's a great place to hit the trails. Definitely plan on going again when it's cooler and not as muddy.

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Gilmanton, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Was able to take a break from the office Xmas party to go and visit some of the birds in rehab and other animals and reptiles in rehab. The set up is very clean, quiet, and welcoming. The staff was wonderful. I snuck away from the office party (boring!) and checked out some of the tanks in a classroom and... More

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New Hampshire Seacoast
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

This place is great. Lots of free parking with self-guided nature trails right off the lot area. Gift shop sells great books, nature-themed gifts, and bird feeders galore. There are several live animals to see in residence. They offer classes, lectures, and a summer program for kids. A real treasure off a quiet dead-end road.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2003

The farm has tame trails ideal for children 2 - 5. Views are sparse. Some noteworthy trees are along trails, primarily tall white pine. Didn't see much wildlife during summer visit other than chickadees hanging around bird feeder. Kid "cool" factor was average, and mosquitos were pesky. C. dog

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