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Sharon Audubon Center

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT
860/364-0520
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Sharon
Type: Gardens, Shops, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails
Owner description: Nature Center & Trails- Visitor Center with live animals and exhibits- Newly expanded Raptor Aviaries with 10 species of live birds of prey; aviaries... more » Owner description: Nature Center & Trails- Visitor Center with live animals and exhibits- Newly expanded Raptor Aviaries with 10 species of live birds of prey; aviaries are open dawn to dusk- Wildlife Observation Platform on Ford Pond- 11 miles of scenic hiking trails suitable for all ages and abilities; trails are open dawn to dusk- Store with nature oriented gifts, bird feeding supplies and local field guides- 1,147 acres to be explored! « less
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Sharon, Connecticut, USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When in Sharon it is well worth a trip to the Sharon Audubon Centre. There are excellent well maintained trails, some of which are open to you and your dog. It is very educational and there is a small museum with live and stuffed animals. Well recommended.

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Sharon, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I am a native of Sharon, attended school programs as a youth, and know most all the workers at the Audubon. Great folks at a great center. If you have the time, and want to learn and experience the grounds and all it has to offer....GO!

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New York, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Lovely grounds and trails. Kids will like the raptors on display. The ponds with their expanses of lily pads are beautiful on a summer evening.

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Winsted, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We attend their special activity weekend every year with our Grandkids and it is well worth the ride!

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Huntington, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

There are nice trails to walk on. There are some trails you can bring your dog on. They have falcons, vultures, owls, bald eagle on display. The people working there were very helpful. It was worth the trip.

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Pine Plains, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Bird Sanctuary, charming old mill with waterfall, Indoor exhibits, gift shop, beautiful trails, enchanting woods with stream, views of ponds, friendly staff. Year 'round open and accessable. Wonderful programs. Great Camp for Children. Summer and Fall Festivals not to be missed

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Warren, CT
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

The museum is a little out of date, but the trails and knowledge available make this an amazing place. Don't pass up the chance to walk around this location, but make sure that you bring your cameras and bug spray.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

The scenery is great. You can get a guide and many special tours are offered. Great place for kids of all ages to learn.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

I grew up in CT and until recently, had never spent time in the northwest corner. I've been missing out. There is so much more beauty in this corner of the state than in the rest of the state! Visiting Sharon Audubon Center is a good way to spend a portion of a day seeing what New England is all... More

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