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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!

Injured Wildlife Help


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

1:00 pm Birds of Prey Program at Marders...
Birds of Prey Program at Marders...
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Birds of Prey Program at Marders in Bridgehampton @ Marders | Bridgehampton | New York | United States
Join us to meet live birds of prey. You will learn the personal history of each native New York animal and why it lives at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, as well as the adaptations that[...]
5:30 pm Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
4:00 pm Up the Creek with a Paddle – PRO...
Up the Creek with a Paddle – PRO...
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Up the Creek with a Paddle - PROGRAM FULL
Join Refuge Staff for an exploratory paddle as we kayak through Quantuck Creek and into Quantuck Bay. Some kayaking experience necessary. Learn a bit about the local wildlife and history of the area. This program[...]
10:00 am Paddle on Old Ice Pond
Paddle on Old Ice Pond
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Paddle on Old Ice Pond
Explore Old Ice Pond via Kayak or Canoe during a self-guided paddle, or join up with a QWR Educator to learn about the history, and flora and fauna. Observe the various species of freshwater fish,[...]
3:00 pm Live Owls!
Live Owls!
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Live Owls!
Join us in the Nature Center for a live bird of prey presentation. During this program, you will get to meet a variety of native raptors including a Barn Owl, two Eastern Screech Owls (red[...]