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Welcome to Quogue Wildlife Refuge

The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is a 300 acre non-profit nature preserve that was founded in 1934 and is home to diverse wildlife. Open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset, you can enjoy walking seven miles of trails to explore diverse habitats including forests and ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the Pine Barrens.

The Outdoor Wildlife Complex houses permanently injured wildlife that require human care to survive including a bobcat, owls, falcons, a bald eagle, foxes and other native New York animals.

The Charles Banks Belt Nature Center offers spectacular views of Old Ice Pond as well as a variety of wildlife exhibits, live animals, a nature library, and gift shop.

Dogs and Bicycles are not permitted on the trails. Admission is free. Come by and visit!

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FROM THE QWR BLOG

Moths of Long Island

There are many beautiful species of Moth which are native to Long Island. Most species are either crepuscular, meaning they are active at dawn and … [Read More...]

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The goals of our educational programs at the Refuge are to teach children about the outside world and to help them to appreciate nature. To schedule a program please contact us. more...

Our resident wild animals are permanently injured and require human care to survive. These animals have become educational ambassadors, teaching people how can they can help protect wildlife. more...

Upcoming Events

Aug
31
Wed
5:30 pm Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Connect with the Earth and connect with yourself — mind, body and spirit — during a one-hour yoga class in the Main Room of the Nature Center.  This is a Gentle Yoga Program for all[...]
Sep
7
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
Connect with the Earth and connect with yourself — mind, body and spirit — during a one-hour yoga class in the Main Room of the Nature Center.  This is a Gentle Yoga Program for all[...]
Sep
10
Sat
10:00 am 9th Annual Pine Barrens Discover...
9th Annual Pine Barrens Discover...
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
9th Annual Pine Barrens Discovery Day at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge @ Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge | Shirley | New York | United States
A full day of fun for the whole family, there is something for everyone ages 5 to adult! Come learn about one of Long Island’s most important natural areas by experiencing it first-hand! Participate in[...]
Sep
14
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
Connect with the Earth and connect with yourself — mind, body and spirit — during a one-hour yoga class in the Main Room of the Nature Center.  This is a Gentle Yoga Program for all[...]
Sep
16
Fri
7:00 pm Full Harvest Moon Night Hike
Full Harvest Moon Night Hike
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Full Harvest Moon Night Hike @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon. Reservations required[...]