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Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

109 Pequotsepos Road, P.O. Box 122, Mystic, CT 06355
(860 ) 536-1216
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Ranked #8 of 11 Attractions in Mystic
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Theaters, Educational Sites, Natural History Museums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Most recent review
- Sep 10, 2014
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English first
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23 reviews 23 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
78 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Arlington, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

It's a quaint little nature center, but it's seen better days. There were cobwebs on the exhibits, and overall could use a little more maintenance. The trails in back were nice, but not worth the cost of admission.

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New London, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Very informative displays and the people are willing to explain more if needed. Worth going on a summer day with children.

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Groton, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Blue bird meadow and preserve near Mystic Seaport and easy to visit. Sunday green market is a destination.

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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

One of my favorite spots. A great place to take your family. Young children to teens can find enjoyment with many activities here. The upcoming nighttime Halloween walk is fabulous and a must for families with children 8-12 and older children can enjoy it in groups. Remember to bring your own flashlight!

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