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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. Come by and visit!

Injured Wildlife Help

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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

Nov
14
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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[...]
Nov
17
Sat
2:00 pm Sea Turtle Lecture
Sea Turtle Lecture
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
Sea Turtle Lecture
Would you know what to do if you saw a sea turtle on the beach? Join The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation for a free lecture on how you can help us save[...]
Nov
21
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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[...]
Nov
24
Sat
4:30 pm Full Moon Night Hike
Full Moon Night Hike
Nov 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Full Moon Night Hike
Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities. The walk will last approximately 1 ½ hours.[...]
Nov
28
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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[...]