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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

Creature Feature: Osprey

Creature Feature: Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) The Osprey or “Fish Hawk” favors coastal regions like salt marshes and estuaries but is also present … [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

Jul
27
Wed
5:30 pm Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
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[...]
Aug
2
Tue
7:00 pm New Moon Workshop
New Moon Workshop
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Moon Workshop @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | East Quogue | New York | United States
Join Alexandra Wisnoski as she leads us through a one hour program which will include a talk about moon cycles, the effects on the body, the significance of the new moon, and certain yogic practices[...]
Aug
3
Wed
5:30 pm Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
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[...]
Aug
10
Wed
5:30 pm Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
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[...]
Aug
12
Fri
10:30 am Storybook Reading: Arlo the Arma...
Storybook Reading: Arlo the Arma...
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storybook Reading: Arlo the Armadillo @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge  | East Quogue | New York | United States
Meet local children’s author, Wendy Wax, and learn all about Arlo the Armadillo during her book reading. A sweet program for children, ages 3-6 with parent. Reservations required.