Big Woods Hike

Sunday, November 19, 2017 Various times
Event Info
$9/Adult and $8/Child
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Bring family and friends for this annual two-hour naturalist-guided walk to discover the natural and cultural history of the sanctuary.

Discover sites of former dwellings, hear stories of the people who settled the area 200 years ago, and learn about what is happening in the world of nature as plants and animals prepare for winter. The walk meanders along the edges of marshes and ponds, through deciduous woodlands, and the old growth forest of Averill’s Island, featuring towering hemlocks and red pines. Warm up by the woodstove back in the barn, where hot drinks along with homemade soup and desserts are available for purchase.

Walks depart at 11:30 a.m., 11:45, 12:00, 12:15, 12:30, 12:45, and 1:00 p.m. 

Advance registration is required. Runs rain or shine, so dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear.

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row
01983 Topsfield , MA 42° 37' 53.5548" N, 70° 55' 14.0916" W