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Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

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Lovely Mass Audubon Santuaty

This is a top notch bird and animal sanctuary with hiking, canoeing and wonderful birding. It is... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Lovetraveling199
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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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Looking for a couple of hours of peace and quiet while enjoying a little walking we visited... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
Robert W
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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127 Combs Rd, Easthampton, MA 01027-9704
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a top notch bird and animal sanctuary with hiking, canoeing and wonderful birding. It is at the end of the Miller River coming out into the Connecticut River Oxbow. There are forests and fields to enjoy, and lots of educational programs for adults...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Looking for a couple of hours of peace and quiet while enjoying a little walking we visited Arcadia. I had completely forgotten that summer camps have started up and so when we arrived the staff were very busy organizing. Despite that, they soon had us...More

2  Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 4, 2017

For beauty, serenity, and diverse wildlife, this sanctuary run by the Massachusetts Audubon Society is hard to beat. There are miles of trails through woodlands, marshes, and field, along lakes and rivers. Unfortunately (perhaps understandably) dogs are prohibited. This is a sweet, quiet way to...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four decided to check out this sweet little paradise late afternoon and were rewarded with a fun and adventurous hike. The visitors center was staffed with an extremely friendly and informative fellow who pointed out on the map a short hike that...More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed September 28, 2016

As members of the Audubon, we enjoyed visiting this large property in Easthampton, MA. We enjoyed a peaceful walk along the Mill River, and climbed up the winding staircase of the tower. We were struck by how low the water level was. By contrast, it...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Loved the shaded paths by the Mill river. The bird observatory station (up a 25' winding staircase) is cool. What is amazing is the see the "1936 flood high-water mark" sign almost at the top of the staircase.

1  Thank BostonEngineer
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my son in his stroller and other family with young children. We strolled along Mill River and enjoyed a lunch on the picnic tables in the park. There is a $4 admission fee but that seems like a suggestion. We gave some...More

Thank omarhaq
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Easy access and natural beauty in the midst of Northampton and Easthampton. Easy parking and a comfortable visitors' center. Trails are easy and there's boating opportunities, too. Always people enjoying the natural beauty. Includes several habitats not widely available, like grasslands and riparian forest.

Thank DanlRussell26
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Arcadia is a wildlife sanctuary with several interconnected trails that allow exposure to woodlands, fields, and water views. There is a very nice little nature center with things in display. This is a rather good place to watch birds if you arrive at the right...More

Thank BobHLeverett
Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We went here for the first bird festival. Did a little walking along the trails through the woods and along the water. Trails are nicely marked. Visitor center has maps. Workers are knowledgeable and seem to love their job. If you love birding or just...More

Thank NPT1975
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