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Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center

Explore trails and tails at Earthplace! Our 62-acre wildlife sanctuary and hiking trails are open daily, dawn to dusk. Plus, visit our Natureplace exhibit space, Animal Hall and Connecticut Birds of Prey Exhibits!


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Spend a day of nature discovery at Earthplace! Visitors can connect with the natural world through trail walks, Natureplace exhibit space, Animal Hall, and the Connecticut Birds of Prey Exhibit.  Daily and weekly public programs include:

Story and Animal Time - Monday through Friday, 10 - 10:15 am Listen to a story and meet one of the Earthplace species ambassadors up close. 

Animal Feeding - Monday through Friday, 10:30 am - Q & A with the Earthplace naturalists as they feed our indoor animals. 

Birds of Prey Feeding - Saturdays, 3 pm, rain or shine - Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcomed!

Winged Wonders - First Sunday of the month, 3 pm - Experience our birds of prey outside their enclosures during this bird-on-glove demonstration where you can learn all about some of our magnificent raptors. 

Pricing: Adults $7, seniors and children (1-12) $5, under 1 free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Children's Area, Food/Beverage Services, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Planned Activites, Special Rentals, Hiking Trails, Nature Trails



10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT 06880


Mon.- Sat. 9 am - 5 pm, Sun. 1 pm - 4 pm; Closed major holidays.

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