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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

Oct
1
Sat
10:30 am Storybook Walk with Quogue Libra...
Storybook Walk with Quogue Libra...
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storybook Walk with Quogue Library: Little Red Bat
Enjoy a Storybook Walk along the trail at the Refuge, led by Quogue Children’s Librarian, Lonna. On a chilly fall day, a tree bat wonders where to spend the winter. Should she stay in the[...]
2:00 pm Shinnecock Youth Dance Perfomance
Shinnecock Youth Dance Perfomance
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shinnecock Youth Dance Perfomance @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
The Shinnecock Youth Council will perform traditional and contemporary dance at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Learn about Shinnecock Nation Culture, and perhaps you will have a chance to participate in a group dance! The Shinnecock[...]
Oct
5
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
Oct
8
Sat
9:30 am Shipwreck Survival
Shipwreck Survival
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Shipwreck Survival @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
Group for the East End is offering this fun program at the Refuge where participants will imagine that they have been shipwrecked and must find elements in their surroundings to help them survive. Activities will[...]
Oct
12
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Oct 12 @ 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[...]