Boston Nature Center
This Mass Audubon property has two miles of trails and boardwalks that take you through meadows and wetlands where you might see a number of creatures, from coyotes to all sorts of birds. The Nature Center has interactive, kid-friendly displays and family programs throughout the year.
Nature center: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; trails: daily, sunrise to sunset