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Address: 109 Pequotsepos Road, P.O. Box 122, Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: (860 ) 536-1216
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife

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Beatiful place for a stroll

We had a great nature walk, very beautiful, live display of Owls, very children friendly. There is pond we saw turtles, there is a show describing all the animals and birds inside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2014
Nangavaram R
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Smithtown, New York
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Mystic, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a great place to bring your children or grandchildren . A rustic wildlife sanctuary, there are hiking trails, great educational exhibits. A wildlife refuge, you'll see various native animals and birds who are recuperating from injuries , and you'll see them in as natural a state you'll find anywhere. Terrific on a chilly or rainy vacation day -... More 

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North Tonawanda, NY
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119 reviews 119 reviews
12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

You can visit the nature center building and gift shop and look outside, you can visit the owls in their cages, or you can walk the extensive well-groomed wide (keeps the ticks away) of the woods and meadows and waterways of this compact, but varied nature center. Boardwalks take you over the wet spots and much of the area we... More 

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North Stonington, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Many attractions can be overwhelming especially to the younger children. We took our two grandchildren to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center this past month. The children are 18 months and 4-1/2 years. We spent a great deal of time watching the turtle and frog exhibits. Nothing fancy, just a close up look with little competition from other children. Outside you... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Museum, the Village, walka round the forest, the videos, all is a great oportunity to learn real history.

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Clinton
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went in early September. really not much to see. A very good walk, but a little on the longer side. Maybe in spring this would be a better place to go.

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Smithtown, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had a great nature walk, very beautiful, live display of Owls, very children friendly. There is pond we saw turtles, there is a show describing all the animals and birds inside the park. Admission $ 8 which goes towards the conservation

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Greenfield MA
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116 reviews 116 reviews
55 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I have to admit we didn't get out of the car, as it was a really cold, blustery day in late winter. But, we drove through it to visit for the afternoon with friends who live on the edge of it; and via asking them about it, we would recommend it! Maybe we'll go back one day!

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New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I found the hiking trails to be extensive, well labelled and very nice. One easy trail went around a pond and we saw countless bullfrogs and interesting butterflies/dragonflies. Other trails are connected by a series of wooden boardwalks. On the grounds there are a few pens where you can see injured owls/birds of prey that aren't able to be returned... More 

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Bronx, New York
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125 reviews 125 reviews
82 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice and quiet , we went during mild heat and after rain so many mosquitoes . We made the most of it and had fun . Next time we''ll plan our hike in cooler weather . Pack a lunch and eat at the table by the parking area after you hike .

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Mystic, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I often take my granddaughter to see the turtules , frogs, snakes and owls in natural habitat. They have a nice simulation of nightime where you can hear all the sound of animals and insects while sitting peacefully in the dark yourself. We like to count turtles sunning themselves as we walk around the pond. Last time we saw a... More 

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