GENERAL SANCTUARY INFORMATION
The Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary is open to the public.
Admission is free of charge.
TRAIL & MUSEUM HOURS
The Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary is generally open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 9am – 4pm except holidays.
Visitors must register at the Visitor’s Center/Admin Building upon entering.
Please call ahead to confirm that our trails are open.
2015 Holidays Closings at NWS:
New Year’s Day Thurs, Jan 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Sat, Jan 17
President’s Day Sat, Feb 14
Memorial Day Sat, May 23
Independence Day Sat, Jul 4
Labor Day Sat, Sep 5
Columbus Day Sat, Oct 10
Thanksgiving Day Thurs, Nov 26
Day after Thanksgiving Day Fri, Nov 27
Saturday after Thanksgiving Sat, Nov 28
Christmas Day Fri, Dec. 25
Day after Christmas Sat, Dec. 26
New Year’s Day 2016 Fri, Jan 1
WILDLIFE SANCTUARY ADDRESS
Physical Address: 30 Peck Road, Wales, MA 01081
Mailing Address: PO Box 269, Wales, MA 01081
Telephone No: (413) 267-9654
There are 2 miles of marked walking trails through a variety of habitats and wildflower gardens.
Trails are generally open April through November, trail conditions permitting.
There are two natural history museums featuring displays and exhibits that provide a variety of information on plants, animals, insects, and minerals of the northeast.
Picnic tables are set up in the spring. Box/Bag lunches are encouraged. Fires are not allowed. Guests are expected to take out what they bring in.
There are a variety of indoor and outdoor programs for children and adults. See our Programs page for more details.
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