The 37-acre heavily-wooded Betsy Fosket Wildlife Sanctuary is located at the northeast corner of Crowcroft Pond in Rindge. From the junction of Routes 202 and 119 in Rindge, go east 1.5 miles on Route 119 to a yellow blinking light and then left on Cathedral Road. After 0.4 mile, turn right onto Birch Drive. Continue 0.3 mile and turn right on Emerson Lane. Park in a cul-de-sac at 0.1 mile.
The Betsy Fosket Wildlife Sanctuary is open year-round during daylight hours. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leashes. The entire 0.6 mile-loop is only a 45-minute walk.
Photo, top: beaver lodge at Betsy Fosket Wildlife Sanctuary, by Phil Brown.