Blue Hills Trail side Museum is a wildlife sanctuary, it features a natural history museum and several outdoor wildlife exhibits. Many animals in the sanctuary have been rescued and rehabilitated, including Snowy owls and river otters. This trail side museum is a wonderful place to visit with your family, the conservation center provides both education and recreation.
The natural history museum is located within 7,000 acres of Blue Hills reservation, including 125 miles of trails. Families can enjoy several exhibits, live animal presentations, and events at the Trail side Museum.
Things to Do
- The sanctuary provides a perfect learning ground for kids to get to learn about environmental protection, and the abundance of native wildlife in Blue Hills. The museum displays current wildlife, and interactive activities for the kids.
- Several programs are offered for school groups, families and adults, including Summer camps. Children can meet several animals in the guided tour of the trail.
- Family overnight programs offer an exciting and fun-filled opportunity to explore and experience the Blue hills. Go on a night hike and search for nocturnal animals. Enjoy dinner and campfire. Children in age group of 7-12 can take part in overnight stays.
- Explore wildlife, and plants while hiking at the trail side, reach the top of the observatory and enjoy scenic views of Boston city.
- Families can enjoy picnic at the trail side.
- Find wonderful nature related gifts at the gift shop.
Blue Hills Trail side Museum Insider Tips
- Visit the official website for upcoming seasonal events.
- Wear proper footwear for hiking.
- You can support the sanctuary by donating.
- Pets are not allowed.