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Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

As part of the Quabbin Corridor Connection Forest Legacy project, Mount Grace partnered with the Barre Conservation Commission to monitor conservation restrictions on land bought by Mass Audubon to be part of the Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in 2008.

Public Access

Rutland Brook is open to the public for hiking and nature study.


Allen Camp Rd (Off of Pat Connor Rd), Petersham, MA 01366

From Route 2: Take exit 17, Rt 32 south to Petersham. At the intersection of Rts 122/32 take a left and continue south on Routes 122/32 for approximately 2.1 miles, then take a left (directly after the bridge and waterfall) at Connor Pond onto Pat Connor Rd. In about 200 feet, bear left at the fork off Pat Connor Rd. Continue along the dirt road that runs parallel to the pond for .2 miles to the Mass Audubon parking area on your left.