Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Description:

Ten plus miles of trails make the Mass Audubon Society’s largest wildlife sanctuary.  The property includes fields, wetlands, woodlands, and an eight mile stretch of the Ipswich River.  Sightings of wildlife could include frogs, turtles, small mammals, and a variety of birds.

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Activities:

  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Birding
  • Wildlife Observation

Notes/Regulations:

  • Open Dawn to Dusk Tuesday through Sunday and Monday Holidays
  • Admission is $4 for Adults $3 for Children and Seniors, Free for Members
  • Stay on Trails
  • Do Not Feed Animals
  • No Smoking
  • Picnic Only in Designated Areas
  • No Pets
  • No Hunting
  • No Fishing

Directions/Location:

From Rt. 1 take Rt. 97 south towards Beverly/ Danvers.  Take the third left onto Perkins Row and the sanctuary is about a mile down the road on the right

Owner:

Mass Audubon Society

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