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 and Employment 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

Apr
9
Thu
9:00 am CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
Tuesday, April 7th through Friday, April 10th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM OR Full Days available until 3 PM Come to the Refuge for a great experience of wildlife, education, and fun! Each day will[...]
Apr
10
Fri
9:00 am CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
CANCELLED Spring Wildlife Camp
Tuesday, April 7th through Friday, April 10th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM OR Full Days available until 3 PM Come to the Refuge for a great experience of wildlife, education, and fun! Each day will[...]
Apr
11
Sat
11:00 am CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Dec...
CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Dec...
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Decorating Session I
Session I 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Inspect the Refuge egg & nest collection for ideas to create your own fun nest craft. You may want to bring a smock or an old shirt with[...]
2:00 pm CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Dec...
CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Dec...
Apr 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
CANCELLED Eggstravaganza Egg Decorating Session II
Session II 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Inspect the Refuge egg & nest collection for ideas to create your own fun nest craft. You may want to bring a smock or an old shirt with[...]
Apr
12
Sun
9:30 am CANCELLED Egg Hunt for 2 – 4 Yea...
CANCELLED Egg Hunt for 2 – 4 Yea...
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
CANCELLED Egg Hunt for 2 – 4 Year Olds Session I
Session I, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Create a bunny craft and then hop on down Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt. Each child will receive a[...]