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Last Summer I moved up to CT and my grandma offered to bring me to Barnes Nature Center. Everyone in my family knows that I'm crazy about animals and only want what's best for them. I was a little skeptical at first, but when I learned that it was nothing at all like a zoo I was…
The Barnes Nature Center is a great place to bring the family or school group or any other group to learn more about the natural things we live with. They have interactive exhibits in the building, classes and lots of marked trails around the property.
We drove up from Long Island, NY to stay in Hartford. We ate in Bristol and went somewhere else... and were looking for something to do before going to the hotel. This came up on a google search so we took a chance! This place has a small indoor facility (I think the main draw…
The center has well maintained trails. Easy, short walk for families with young kids or elderly grandparents. The center has made wonderful updates with interactive activities for children of all ages. Live animal displays with informative staff on site. Gift shop with drinks…
My 6-year old son and I were looking for an outdoor activity to do this past Saturday because it was so nice out. We had heard of, and seen the Trip Advisor write up for, Barnes Nature Center and its outdoor hiking trails. Not only did we enjoy the hiking trails, but the…