Bristol Blake State Reservation

Historic site

Details of Bristol Blake State Reservation

Overview of Bristol Blake State Reservation

Ponds, marshes, and fields cover 140 acres of this former sawmill complex. Trails and boardwalks allow you to get close to nature and offer amazing views of wildlife, with snowshoeing available in the winter.

Hours for Bristol Blake State Reservation

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Bristol Blake State Reservation

Parking is available at the Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary lot.

Activities at Bristol Blake State Reservation

A person walking through trails.

Hiking & walking

Travel along trails and boardwalks for a variety of wildlife viewing. Find turtles and great blue herons at Stony Brook Pond and Teal Marsh.

All Activities at Bristol Blake State Reservation

  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Educational programs

Facilities at Bristol Blake State Reservation

  • Restrooms
  • Visitors center

Accessibility at Bristol Blake State Reservation

  • Accessible restrooms

Restrictions at Bristol Blake State Reservation

  • No alcohol
  • No pets 
  • No picnicking
  • No littering
  • No fishing
  • No hunting
  • No running
  • No biking
  • No motorized vehicles
  • No drones
  • No smoking
  • Stay on marked trails

More info for Bristol Blake State Reservation

Admission fees

There is an admission fee for the Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Mass. Audubon Members & DCR Parks Pass holders

Free

Adults $4
Children (2-12) $3
Seniors (65+) $3

 

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