Attractions - Nature Centers


Audubon Greenwich

Enjoy natural beauty and nature programs minutes from Westchester and downtown Greenwich. The 285-acre sanctuary and Center has trails, a lake, ponds, woodlands, meadows, the Byram River, exhibits, a learning center, arts gallery and gift shop. Programs include bird walks, workshops, guided hikes,kids’ programs, festivals, camp and school-related programming.

Address: 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT
Tel: 203-869-5272


New Canaan Nature Center

An environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature. With hands on science exhibits, it’s an unparalleled source for horticulture and natural science education, providing programs, trips and special events for children, schools, families, and adults.

Address: 144 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT
Tel: 203-966-9577


Stamford Museum & Nature Center

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center offers interactive exhibitions, educational programs and recreational activities. The 118-acre woodland site includes a working farm, nature center, state-of-the-art observatory with research telescope, studio art building, exhibition galleries, rental spaces, planetarium, and vast hardwood forest with five hiking trails.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT
Tel: 203-322-1646


Squantz Pond State Park

Squantz Pond offers four season enjoyment with steep, wooded slopes, a cool, blue pond and colorful foliage to delight visitors throughout the year.

Address: 178 Shortwoods Road, New Fairfield, CT
Tel: 203-312-5013


Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve

Visit Connecticut largest continuous preserve and the largest tract of protected land in densely developed Fairfield County. Its patchwork of woodlands, wetlands and rock ledges and a series of north-south ridges and valleys woven with streams and swamps make the Devil's Den ideal for low-impact outdoor activities such as hiking and bird watching.

Address: 33 Pent Road, Weston, CT
Tel: 203-568-6270