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

Sep
25
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Sep 25 @ 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[...]
Sep
26
Thu
7:00 pm Screening of “Green Fire – Aldo ...
Screening of “Green Fire – Aldo ...
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Screening of "Green Fire - Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time"
Aldo Leopold is considered by most to be the father of conservation, recognizing in the 1920’s that man’s connection to nature should be as a partner instead of as an adversary. In honor of National[...]
Sep
28
Sat
9:00 am Refuge Tour and Forest Walk
Refuge Tour and Forest Walk
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Tour and Forest Walk
Come and learn about how the Refuge was founded 85 years ago, and what happened here over 100 years ago. Meet in the Nature Center to start your tour, and after learning about the history[...]
Oct
2
Wed
9:00 am Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Earth Yoga with Amy Hess
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Oct
5
Sat
10:30 am The Autumnal Mating Flight of th...
The Autumnal Mating Flight of th...
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am
The Autumnal Mating Flight of the Buck Moth: an Iconic Pine Barrens species
Join hike leader John Turner in the rare Dwarf Pine Plains to learn the life history of the Pine Barrens Buck Moth. John Turner is a Long Island naturalist, author, and one of the co-founders[...]