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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

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Upcoming Events

Dec
13
Tue
5:00 pm Full Long Night Moon Hike
Full Long Night Moon Hike
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Full Long Night Moon Hike
During this month, the nights are longest, and what a better time to take in the moonlight! Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen[...]
Dec
14
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Dec 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[...]
Dec
21
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Dec 21 @ 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[...]
4:30 pm Winter Solstice Walk
Winter Solstice Walk
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Winter Solstice Walk @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge | Quogue | New York | United States
Celebrate the winter solstice with a sunset walk through the forest as we look and listen for crepuscular creatures. The easy 1 mile walk around Old Ice Pond will last approximately 1 hour. Reservations required[...]
Dec
28
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Dec 28 @ 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[...]