Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Since 1934, the Quogue wildlife Refuge has been a nature preserve that is home to diverse wildlife including some that are permanently injured and require human care to survive. 365 days a year, 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. A bobcat, owls, falcons, eagles, and other native New York animals that have permanent injuries are housed in the outdoor Distressed Wildlife Complex and can be visited any day of the year. Inside of the Nature Center, huge picture windows offer spectacular views of Old Ice Pond, as well as great sopt to bird watch or enjoy some quiet time. Comfy chairs, wildlife exhibits, live animals, a nature library, and gift shop can also be found inside of the Nature Center. Come by and visit!
The Refuge trails and Distressed Wildlife Complex are open every day from sunrise to sunset. Nature Center Building is open: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
There is no charge to visit the Refuge. Donations are always appreciated.