Hale at Home
Find Nature in Your Back Yard
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Click here for important information regarding visiting Hale during the COVID-19 pandemic. While our trails continue to be accessible, all visitors are reminded to observe social distancing guidelines and to maintain 7–10 feet of space between one another. When passing others on trails, please step aside to keep your distance.

Hale offers educational and recreational opportunities that develop self-confidence, inspire passion for learning, and encourage appreciation for the natural environment.

Hale is currently open, please make sure to practice physical distancing while visiting.

In addition, please use a mask, especially when passing others on trails and in congested areas.  MA State Phase I Regulation:  Dogs Must Be on Leash at all Times

In consultation with the Board of Health we’ve determined it is in our community’s best interest to join fellow organizations in periodically closing as use patterns change during the pandemic. Check this page before traveling to Hale, as we may close at any given time. Also note that Hale Summer Club’s gate is closed until further notice. Please use Hale’s main entrance at 80 Carby Street.


Naturally Different

We believe life’s lessons are best learned in the natural environment. Fresh air and vibrant colors make outdoor learning multidimensional, interactive, and fun. Our programs and curricula are grounded in nature’s cycles and our teaching fosters curiosity and self-exploration. Join the 15,000 people who experience Hale each year!