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!

Internship Opportunities

FROM THE QWR BLOG

Sam the Bald Eagle

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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

Aug
11
Tue
6:30 pm Guided Sunset Nature Hike to Nor...
Guided Sunset Nature Hike to Nor...
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Guided Sunset Nature Hike to North Pond (Social Distance Program)
Hike to North Pond with a Refuge Guide to learn about the interesting flora and fauna, as well as some history of the Refuge. This will be a socially distant hike, limited to 9 people.[...]
Aug
12
Wed
9:30 am Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Distance Program)
Join yoga instructor Amy Hess for a 1 hour class. Yoga class will be held in a large outdoor space on woodchips, near the pond, weather permitting. Please bring a sheet/ blanket and your yoga[...]
Aug
19
Wed
9:30 am Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Distance Program)
Join yoga instructor Amy Hess for a 1 hour class. Yoga class will be held in a large outdoor space on woodchips, near the pond, weather permitting. Please bring a sheet/ blanket and your yoga[...]
Aug
26
Wed
9:30 am Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Distance Program)
Join yoga instructor Amy Hess for a 1 hour class. Yoga class will be held in a large outdoor space on woodchips, near the pond, weather permitting. Please bring a sheet/ blanket and your yoga[...]