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Great Meadows
National Wildlife Refuge

73 Weir Hill Road
Sudbury, MA   01776
E-mail: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov
Phone Number: 978-443-4661
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Refuge staff and volunteers provide a variety of environmental learning experiences for schools and other groups throughout the year. Occasionally scheduled workshops support the professional development needs of area teachers. If you are interested environmental education opportunities, please write or call the refuge.

Parts of Great Meadows NWR are open for archery white-tailed deer and waterfowl hunting.

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A visitor center, located at refuge headquarters in Sudbury, contains interpretive exhibits and brochures, as well as a small sales outlet, where a variety of books and post cards may be purchased. Interpretive information and general information is posted on kiosks throughout the refuge.

Wildlife Observation
Great Meadows NWR is a popular destination for birders and others who enjoy observing and photographing wildlife. Accessible trails at both the Concord and Sudbury units of the refuge provide visitors with a unique window through which to view and experience the natural world.

Dogs are not allowed on the refuge.

The refuge headquarters and visitor center are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday (closed on weekends). Refuge trails are open daily from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.

Entrance Fees
There is no entrance fee at Great Meadows NWR.

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