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New Canaan Nature Center

On 40 acres, the Center offers two miles of easy-to-walk trails criss-crossing meadows and woodlands.

Stroll across a 350-foot boardwalk through a cattail marsh, explore two ponds and survey the treetops from an observation tower.

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On 40 acres, the Center offers two miles of easy-to-walk trails criss-crossing meadows and woodlands. Stroll across a 350-foot boardwalk through a cattail marsh, explore two ponds and survey the treetops from an observation tower. Gardeners in the family will enjoy browsing in the perennial, herb, and wildflower gardens as well as an impressive greenhouse filled with exotic tropicals. Birds and butterflies abound, thanks to an unusually diverse collection of habitats. Meet birds of prey, furry mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Discover how cider is made in autumn or maple sugar during the winter months. Many exciting children, youth, school and adult programs offered. Donations accepted. Visit www.NewCanaanNature.org, for more information.

Other amenities: Dining nearby, gift shop, parking

 

Pricing: Donation.

Other Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: Open all year round. The Nature Center Visitors Center is open Mon-Sat: 09:00 - 16:00

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Location:

144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840

Hours:

Buildings and offices open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Grounds and trails open year-round dawn to dusk.

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