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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 bald eagle, owls, falcons, 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

Native Ferns

Ferns have been around for quite a long time. The earliest ferns in the archaeological record date to the Late Devonian period (C. 400-360 million … [Read More...]

More From the Blog!

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

May
3
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
May 3 @ 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[...]
May
6
Sat
1:30 pm Bird Workshop for Kids
Bird Workshop for Kids
May 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bird Workshop for Kids
Join us to learn all about local birds and what is essential to bird survival. Indoors, attendees will examine taxidermy mounts, feathers, nests, eggs, and bones to discover the differences between water birds, songbirds, and[...]
May
10
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
May 10 @ 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[...]
8:00 pm Full Moon Night Hike
Full Moon Night Hike
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Full Moon Night Hike
Join us for an evening 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[...]
May
13
Sat
10:30 am Storybook Walk with Quogue Libra...
Storybook Walk with Quogue Libra...
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storybook Walk with Quogue Library: Butternut Hollow Pond by Brian J. Heinz
Enjoy a Storybook Walk along the trail at the Refuge, led by Quogue Children’s Librarian, Lonna. In the course of a full day at Butternut Hollow Pond, readers will meet water striders, snapping turtles, herons,[...]