Massachusetts

Exploring Nature

Featured Animals/Aquariums/Zoos/Wildlife

Capron Park Zoo

For over 75 years, Capron Park Zoo is home to African, Asian, Australian, North American and South American species including lions, snow leopards, and kangaroos. 201 County St., Attleboro, MA 02703. Tel: 508-222-3047. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Lincoln, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. 781-259-2200. A farm and wildlife sanctuary with wildlife, farm animals, gardening, hiking, and more. Features a Learning Garden, hiking trails, and educational programs. Fee.

Fall River Children's Aquarium and Exploration Center

Young learners will see native and exotic creatures. Field trips at the aquarium are available on Fridays. 16 Granite St, Fall River, MA 02720. Bristol County. Tel: 508-801-4743. Cost: Fee.

Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo New England operates both the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Campers can learn about the wonders of the natural world! Address: 1 Franklin Park Rd., Boston, MA 02121. Tel: 617-989-3742. Cost: Fee.

Nantucket Aquarium

Known as the Maria Mitchell Association Aquarium, groups can see species local to Nantucket such as seahorses, octopus, and sharks. 28 Washington St, Nantucket, MA 02554. Nantucket County. Tel: 508-228-9198. Cost: Fee.

North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery

Take a guided tour of the hatchery, which has many trout species, a nature trail, and native plant garden. Call ahead for large groups if you plan to tour self-guided. 144 Bungay Rd., North Attleboro, MA 02760. Bristol County. Tel: 508-695-5002. Cost: Free.

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240. 413-637-0320. Explore the home of the beavers across the Yokun Brook their natural habitat. Seven miles of trails with views of salamander migrations, meadows, and wetlands. Fee.

Stone Zoo

Zoo New England operates both the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Campers can learn about the wonders of our natural world! Address: 149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180. Tel: 617-989-3742. Cost: Fee,