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Susan N. McLane Audubon Center and Silk Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

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84 Silk Farm Rd, Concord, NH 03301-8311
+1 603-224-9909
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Nice hike

Great place to go for a little nature walk and get kids out. Easy enough for everybody and plenty... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
riinaw
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Concord, New Hampshire
Peaceful sanctuary

This is really a lovely place to visit the birds and take a walk through the woods. I especially... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Fortyfivefifty
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Offers information about New Hampshire sanctuaries and has an observation area and trails.
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  • Average11%
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84 Silk Farm Rd, Concord, NH 03301-8311
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Great place to go for a little nature walk and get kids out. Easy enough for everybody and plenty to see and enjoy

Thank riinaw
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

This is really a lovely place to visit the birds and take a walk through the woods. I especially enjoyed getting to see the resident reptiles and raptors at the center. The trails are very well-marked and easy to follow (free maps of the trail...More

1  Thank Fortyfivefifty
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This is an excellent hiking area just outside of Concord. There are shorter and longer trails (very well-marked) winding through a dense canopy of trees next to a small lake. The warmer weather during our visit was ideal for seeing the Fall colors.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit! Hike the nature trails, search for birds, or sit by the lake. You can also enjoy classes or even host a party here- I love this place so much I had my baby shower here! If you can’t...More

1  Thank Maya D
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I love birds so I had to come here. They have a few raptors and reptiles, walking trails and a gift shop. It was an enjoyable half hour. It's free to see the birds and walk on the trails. I went in the morning, so...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

This park is only a few minutes from downtown Concord. It has hiking trails, a nature center, a gift shop and provides a home for disabled birds. The staff was pleasant and helpful.We enjoyed our visit, but wished we had brought bug spray along.

1  Thank Mary K
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Not knowing quite what to expect, we rocked up, ecpeting something more like a bird/raptor rehabilitaion centre. This seemed much more like an educational centre for children. As such it looked really well appointed and all the children seemed to be getting so much out...More

Thank dick h
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

I am so fortunate to live just a couple of miles away from here! I have been a chaperone on a few class trips and have found the staff to be so patient and kind to the many children who are so excited as they...More

2  Thank ChrissyD64
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Both my grandsons enjoy dropping in to visit the owls, falcon, eagle and hawk in the rehab center which is always open. We also drop into the Center to visit turtles, snakes and other birds inside in the class room. The wonderful staff will often...More

Thank asSYSter
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

I attended a birthday party for my niece. Excellent parking, great venue, wonderful staff and the birds of prey! An amazing time for ages young and old!

Thank sheilaghz
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Brianna B
January 25, 2015|
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Response from Karolina B | Property representative |
Don’t let the cold and snow keep you from enjoying the outdoors. The McLane Audubon Center in Concord and the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn have snowshoes for rent ($7/member, $9/non-member) and trails to enjoy... More
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