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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

FROM THE QWR BLOG

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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
20
Fri
7:00 pm Creatures of the Night!
Creatures of the Night!
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creatures of the Night!
Come to the Nature Center for a live animal program where you can meet and learn about a variety on nocturnal animals including owls, opossum, tarantula, python, and a chinchilla. These animals have specific adaptations[...]
Oct
21
Sat
12:00 pm Enchanted Forest Trail
Enchanted Forest Trail
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Follow your guide to meet whimsical, fun, and educational characters on the forest trails. The parking lot will be full of games and activities! Come and join the fun! Dress up if you like! Children[...]
Oct
25
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Oct 25 @ 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
27
Fri
7:00 pm All About BATS!
All About BATS!
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm
All About BATS!
Join us in the nature center for a 45-minute presentation all about bats, including their anatomy and amazing physical adaptations, various lifestyles of bats from all over the world — including Long Island — and[...]
Oct
28
Sat
12:00 pm Enchanted Forest Trail
Enchanted Forest Trail
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Follow your guide to meet whimsical, fun, and educational characters on the forest trails. The parking lot will be full of games and activities! Come and join the fun! Dress up if you like! Children[...]