Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary is a nature preserve and learning center, open to all, dedicated to fostering understanding, appreciation and protection of the environment. Hunt Hill is a locally run, nonprofit organization located on a 500-acre preserve with mature northern forest, two glacial lakes, bogs, prairie/oak savanna, and marshy shorelines. The main camp features dormitories, a library, converted cedar-sided barn into a full-service kitchen and dining hall, program garage and learning center and farmhouse office. The property includes two designated state natural areas and ten miles of hiking trails. Common species include Bald Eagles, Sandhill Cranes, Loons, Green Herons, Great Blue Herons, many warblers, songbirds, raptors and grouse. Hunt Hill is open to the public and offers adult, youth and family programs throughout the year. Programs range from pancake breakfasts and nature programs to adult Spanish immersion programs as well as day camps for youth and a beautiful rental site for reunions, meetings and weddings, Hunt Hill's dining & lodging facilities can accommodate groups up to 75. Paid, naturalist-guided hikes can be scheduled.

Hours of Operation

Open for hiking and touring outside areas throughout the camp from dawn to dusk every day year round. Office hours generally from 9am-4pm Monday through Friday. Nature Store open during residential camps, or by special appointment. During winter call for office hours.


Located 3 miles east of Sarona.

Free Admission

  • Yes


  • On Water

State and National Trails

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 10 miles