Phone

(413) 245-1264

Email

info@norcrosswildlife.org

Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday Walks

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us on a walk through our Sanctuary every Wednesday morning beginning June 22 and ending on September 21.
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public. You never know what types of flora and fauna we will see!
These walks are geared for adults and are generally 3-4 miles at a medium to quick pace.
Meet at the Visitor Center kiosk.  Walks begin promptly at 8:00 am.

Southern New England Oak Resiliency: Lessons Learned, Looking Forward Workshop

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Southern New England Oak Resiliency: Lessons Learned, Looking Forward
A workshop and field guide hosted by the Forest Stewards Guild and the Norcross Wildlife Foundation
Thursday , August 25, 2022
at the Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary
30 Peck Road, Wales, MA 01081

Wednesday Walks

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us on a walk through our Sanctuary every Wednesday morning beginning June 22 and ending on September 21.
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public. You never know what types of flora and fauna we will see!
These walks are geared for adults and are generally 3-4 miles at a medium to quick pace.
Meet at the Visitor Center kiosk.  Walks begin promptly at 8:00 am.

Closed for the Holiday Weekend

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Our public trails will be closed over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend, Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5.  Trails will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 6 at …

Wednesday Walks

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us on a walk through our Sanctuary every Wednesday morning beginning June 22 and ending on September 21.
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public. You never know what types of flora and fauna we will see!
These walks are geared for adults and are generally 3-4 miles at a medium to quick pace.
Meet at the Visitor Center kiosk.  Walks begin promptly at 8:00 am.

Guided Walk – Peruse the Ponds

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us for a guided walk around a few of the beautiful ponds at the Sanctuary!
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public.
This easy to moderate hike is geared for adults and is approximately 3 1/2  miles long.
Please meet at the Visitor Center kiosk by 10:00 am.  
If there is inclement weather, please call 413-245-1353 to confirm that hike will be taking place.

Wednesday Walks

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us on a walk through our Sanctuary every Wednesday morning beginning June 22 and ending on September 21.
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public. You never know what types of flora and fauna we will see!
These walks are geared for adults and are generally 3-4 miles at a medium to quick pace.
Meet at the Visitor Center kiosk.  Walks begin promptly at 8:00 am.

Wednesday Walks

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Join us on a walk through our Sanctuary every Wednesday morning beginning June 22 and ending on September 21.
Observe a variety of habitats along the way as we travel on paths not typically available to the public. You never know what types of flora and fauna we will see!
These walks are geared for adults and are generally 3-4 miles at a medium to quick pace.
Meet at the Visitor Center kiosk.  Walks begin promptly at 8:00 am.

Guided Walk – Scenic Woods Walk

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Scenic Woods Walk
On Saturday, October 1, 2022 join us for a guided walk through the Sanctuary woods.
During this moderate to semi-difficult hike, we will walk off of the regular paths, up and over hills, through the woodlands in search of early autumn flora and fauna.
This hike is geared towards adults and is approximately 4 miles long.
We will meet at the Visitor Center kiosk for a 10:00 am departure.
If there is inclement weather, please call 413-245-1353 to confirm that hike will be taking place.

Closed for the Holiday Weekend

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Our public trails will be closed over the Holiday Weekend, Saturday, October 8 through Monday, October 10.  Trails will reopen to the public on Tuesday, October 11  at 8:30 am.

LaFond Oak Forest Program -Walk to Vineca Pond

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Wales, MA

Norcross Wildlife Foundation is proud to present the annual LaFond Oak Forest Program in memory of Eugene W. LaFond and Helen Mason LaFond
Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 10:00am
Join us on a guided walk out to the beautiful Vineca Pond.  This is a moderate, 4.5 mile hike through parts of our sanctuary not typically open to the public.