Welcome to Quogue Wildlife Refuge

No dogs allowed.

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!

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FROM THE QWR BLOG

Sam the Bald Eagle

Submit a Tip - see below Thank you for your support. We are touched by the concern and offerings of support for the safe return … [Read More...]

More From the Blog!

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

Jan
29
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
Feb
1
Sat
5:30 pm Light the Night Winter Trail Walks
Light the Night Winter Trail Walks
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Light the Night Winter Trail Walks
Event for January 25th has been postponed due to a predicted forecast of heavy rains and high winds. Please join us on the scheduled rain date on Saturday, February 1st! Rain Date: Saturday, February 1,[...]
Feb
2
Sun
10:00 am All About Groundhogs!
All About Groundhogs!
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am
All About Groundhogs!
Come to the Nature Center to meet QWR’s resident Groundhog. This groundhog moved into one of the Refuge enclosures from Volunteers for Wildlife in October of 2019. Learn all about what groundhogs eat, where they[...]
Feb
5
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Feb 5 @ 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[...]
Feb
8
Sat
10:00 am Insects and Creepy Crawlies!
Insects and Creepy Crawlies!
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am
Insects and Creepy Crawlies!
Meet a variety of creepy crawlies including giant Walking Sticks, Smokey Oak Millipede, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, and a couple of snake species! Learn about what they eat, their defense mechanisms, where they are native to[...]