• Wild Night for Wildlife 2018
  • Summer Camps
  • Annual Appeal 2018
  • Our Resident Animals
  • Become A Member or Donate!
  • School & Scout Programs

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!

Job Opening: Part-Time Maintenance Position

Injured Wildlife Help


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

8:30 pm PROGRAM FULL – Summer Solstice T...
PROGRAM FULL – Summer Solstice T...
Jun 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
PROGRAM FULL - Summer Solstice Twilight Hike
Celebrate the first day of summer with an evening hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for crepuscular and nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities. Reservations required[...]
6:00 pm Annual Family BBQ for Members
Annual Family BBQ for Members
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Annual Family BBQ for Members
Join us as we welcome the season of summer and barbecue alongside Old Ice Pond! We’ll provide the burgers and hot dogs, and we ask that you bring a dish to share with the crowd.[...]
4:00 pm Attracting Butterflies
Attracting Butterflies
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Attracting Butterflies
Erin Gettler, author of The Birdwatchers Digest Butterflies Backyard Guide, will offer a PowerPoint presentation & talk about how to identify, observe, and attract these beautiful pollinators to our gardens. There will be time for[...]
7:00 pm Wild Night for Wildlife 2018
Wild Night for Wildlife 2018
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm
Wild Night for Wildlife 2018
Saturday July 14th, 2018 We invite you to join us for Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s 12th Annual Wild Night for Wildlife. The Benefit Gala will be held Saturday, July 14th, 2018 on the beautiful grounds of[...]
3:00 pm The Long Journey Home: The Nicho...
The Long Journey Home: The Nicho...
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Long Journey Home: The Nichols Eaglet
This power point presentation and talk will be about the return of bald eagles as a nesting species to their ancient nesting area today known as the William Floyd Estate. The program will also cover[...]