Welcome to Quogue Wildlife Refuge
The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is a 305 acre non-profit nature preserve that was founded in 1934 and is home to diverse wildlife. Free of charge and 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 owls, falcons, a fox 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, Bicycles, and Picnicking are not permitted at the preserve. Come by and visit!
COVID-19 Safety Measures & Updates:
The Nature Center building is open on Saturdays & Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Hours are subject to change.
At this time, masks are optional in indoor spaces. Thank you for your cooperation.
Our Resident Animals
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.