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


Sam the Bald Eagle

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Upcoming Events

9:30 am Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Earth Yoga Outside (Social Dista...
Oct 28 @ 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 mat.[...]
4:00 pm Creatures of the Night (Virtual ...
Creatures of the Night (Virtual ...
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Creatures of the Night (Virtual Program)
Meet a variety of live nocturnal animals that call the Refuge home via a Zoom program. Students will learn the physical adaptations that each nocturnal animal has, as well as their diets and habitats. Discussion[...]
6:00 pm Full Moon Night Hike
Full Moon Night Hike
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Full Moon Night Hike
Celebrate the full moon with a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon.[...]
10:00 am Tree Time Toddlers
Tree Time Toddlers
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Tree Time Toddlers
Click on the links below to register!  Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 11 at 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 18 at 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 25 at 10:00 AM Wednesday, December 2 at[...]