HIKES & EVENTS
Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
Half Day Hike
DATE: Jan 17, 2021
END DATE: Jan 17, 2021
Hike/Event Location: Sharon MA
Boston, MA United States
Meeting Time: 11:00 AM
Max # People: 12
Hike Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money
Hike Difficulty Level:
Easy to Moderate
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Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is a 1,971 acres (798 ha) wildlife sanctuary located in Sharon, Massachusetts. The property is the oldest property of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, established in 1916. It is adjacent to Moose Hill Farm, which is owned by the Trustees of Reservations. Moose Hill wildlife sanctuary is encompassing protected forests, fields, and wetlands. Diverse hiking trails and a red maple swamp boardwalk provide countless opportunities for exploration. We can Explore 25 miles of trails and enjoy breathtaking views along the Bluff Trail, especially when the fall foliage is at its peak. The hiking trails take you through forests, fields, and wetlands ideal for birdwatching and spotting wildlife.
We will meet at the Moose Hill parking area and nature center, which is located at 293 Moose Hill Street, Sharon MA 02067 at 11:00 AM. Please note that using the address 293 Moose Hill Parkway works too. Please note that the Audubon Society may charge for parking. The local nature center displays rotating exhibits throughout the year. We can aim to reach the Moose Hill summit, elevation 534' and/or the Bluff Overlook, elevation 491'. Please bring a snack or a sandwich. We will stop somewhere for a little refreshment
Directions To Trailhead Parking Lot
From the north
Take Rt I-95 south to exit 10 (Coney St, Sharon, Walpole). Take a left off the exit and take the first right onto Rt 27 north (Walpole). Take first left on Moose Hill Street. Continue past The Trustee's Moose Hill Farm. Follow to the top of the hill and turn left onto Moose Hill Parkway. The parking lot is on the left.
From the south
Take Rt I-95 north to exit 8 (Main St, Sharon). Take a right off the exit and follow one mile. Take a left onto Moose Hill Street. Follow to the top of the hill and turn right onto Moose Hill Parkway. The parking lot is on the left.
By public transportation
From Boston’s South Station, take the Attleboro commuter train to Sharon. From the Sharon station walk to the main road, Rt 27. Follow north for two blocks and take a left onto Moose Hill Parkway. Walk 1.5 miles to the top of the hill; the nature center is on the right.