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Winter is Here!

Visitor Center Hours during Holiday
56 Capen Rd, Charlton, MA

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00-2:00
Thursday, 9:00-1:00
Friday, 9:00-1:00
Saturday, 10:00-4:00

Gift Shop Hours through December 24th
Mon, Tues, Wed. 9:00-2:00
Saturday 10:00-4:00
Sunday 1:00-4:00

Take 20% off your total order!!!

Trail are open daily from dawn until dusk!
Trail Maps located in Foyer of Visitor Center
Over 86 acres of woods, streams, meadows, ponds.
Dog are allowed on leashes. Please stay on the trails and pick up after them. Thank You!


Being small staffed sometimes we have to close the visitor center early.We also very often have the visitor center open for longer hours than listed! If coming from a distance please call 508-736-3974 to be sure the center will be open during the time you would like to visit or for more information. Thank you.


The George W. Wells Foundation, through the Bank of America, just awarded Capen Hill with a $20,000 grant for operating expenses for the year 2015. Thanks for partnering with our organization and helping us out with this gift!


The Trustees of the Bradley C. Higgins Foundation of Worcester, MA, donated $500 so we could buy new chairs for the library. Thank you so much!


Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary has received a grant for a new septic system. Click on News for details and pictures!

Wish List

Check out our new gift shop in the Visitor Center!
Great gifts for ALL ages! Remember 100% of all proceeds go to the Sanctuary!
We Sell Psanky Supplies!

Located Off Route 20 (56 Capen Road) in Charlton, Massachusetts

We are in need of new bathroom floors for our camp bathrooms! Help us raise $700! The floors now are from the 80's and are in bad shape! Thanks for any help you can give us!



100% of all donations support the Sanctuary! Thanks!

Scroll Below for Important Updates!



Go to Wildlife Questions Link and check out some local pictures of a Cooper's Hawk!

Check out Event Link to view new Egg Hunt 2014 Pictures!

Free Flower Walk

Click on education link for more information!

Lady Slippers will be out in June on Lady Slipper Valley Trail

Thank you to the George W. Wells Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee for awarding Capen Hill a Grant Distribution of $20,000. for general operating support for 2014. This generous grant is greatly appreciated and your continued support helps the sanctuary to remain open for all to enjoy!!

Cubscout Pack 239 from Ware, MA had fun making bird houses to take home. The birds will be happy this spring!


Visit Capen Hill Trails

We are now in the process of updating our trails with new color trail markers! Should be done soon. New trail maps will be made available as well!










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