Caratunk Wildlife Refuge
Address: 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA, 02771
Hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm; Parking lot gate is closed outside of these hours.
Acres: Nearly 200
Trails: 3.5 miles
Trail Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Dogs are prohibited. Click here to learn why and review other trail guidelines.
From the white barn to the meandering trails and crystal-clear brooks, the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge is a place frequented by nature enthusiats and wildlife alike. With nearly 200 acres of fields, forests, streams, and ponds, Caratunk offers miles of well-marked trails is one of Audubon's most popular properties. In addition to hiking and bird watching, it is an ideal destination in the winter months for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
- Habitat: fields, forests, streams, ponds
- Wildlife to watch for: otter, muskrat, woodchuck, deer, frog, painted turtle
- Birds commonly found: Eastern Bluebird, Purple Martin, American Woodcock, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Baltimore Oriole, Yellow Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Wild Turkey, Screech Owl, Wood Duck
- Offerings: Birdwatching, Summer Camp, Nature Center, Programs, Snowshoeing/cross-country skiing, Restroom (available during programs and events only)
- Historic White Barn (open for public and private programs and events only)
- Rain Garden (new in 2018)
- Available for birthday parties, weddings and facility rentals. Contact Jon Scoones at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 949-5454 x3201.