Walking the trails at Wellfleet Bay © Amanda Simon

Take 5: National Trails Day

National Trails Day, the first Saturday in June, is a day to recognizes all the incredible benefits that hiking and walking trails provide for recreation and quality time spent in nature. It’s also an opportunity to thank the many volunteers, land agencies, trail developers, park employees, and property manages who build, maintain, and steward the trails for the enjoyment of all.

We are thrilled that we were able to open trails on many of our wildlife sanctuaries for local visitation last week. Visit our website for information about:

Here are five photos of people enjoying the trails at Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries from our annual Picture This: Your Great Outdoors photo contest—which is now officially open for 2020! Not all of these sites are re-opened to the public yet, but we will continue to open more sanctuaries as soon as we are able to safely do so.

Birding at Marblehead Neck © Maili Waters
Birding at Marblehead Neck © Maili Waters
Walking the trails at Wellfleet Bay © Amanda Simon
Walking the trails at Wellfleet Bay © Amanda Simon
Enjoying the universally accessible All Persons Trail at Broad Meadow Brook © John Nault
Enjoying the universally accessible All Persons Trail at Broad Meadow Brook © John Nault
Kids walking at Daniel Webster © Kylie Palomba
Kids walking at Daniel Webster © Kylie Palomba
Taking in the evening hush at Ipswich River © Kalvin Janik
Taking in the evening hush at Ipswich River © Kalvin Janik

2 thoughts on “Take 5: National Trails Day

  1. Elizabeth Rechner

    Hello
    I am missing being able to walk at Broadmoor in Natick.
    Would you please keep me posted on openings as they happen?
    Thank you
    Elizabeth Rechner
    PS We thoroughly enjoy visiting Sampsons Island too. I grew up going there for picnics and fun at the “Bath Tubs!” I always keep my membership current. Thanks for the good work you are doing!

    Reply
    1. Hillary T.

      Hi Elizabeth, We are hoping to open Broadmoor very soon! Keep an eye on our website (massaudubon.org/trails), which we are updating as sites open.

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