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Address: 325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069-2512
Phone Number: 860/364-0520
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Nature Center & Trails- Visitor Center with live animals and exhibits-...

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!

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overall a nice place, feel bad for the birds,but they can't fly . They are so majestic, and one Raven, was actually talking to us and we told him to ring his bell, and he did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2016
Jeanking2014
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West Haven, Connecticut
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West Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

overall a nice place, feel bad for the birds,but they can't fly . They are so majestic, and one Raven, was actually talking to us and we told him to ring his bell, and he did! Nature all around you, trails, 11 to be exact! I enjoyed it so much. Good place to bring the kids!

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Thank Jeanking2014
Kent, Connecticut
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209 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This place doesn't get the attention that it deserves. I don't think that that many people know about it. It is getting more and more difficult to find peaceful places to see nature and really experience it the way things used to be. The Center has some great trails and ponds. It is a very peaceful respite staffed by friendly... More 

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Sharon, Connecticut, USA
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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1 Thank KayBee101
Sharon, Connecticut
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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Thank Rick H
New York, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank Allesistschon
Winsted, Connecticut
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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Thank Diane M
Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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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1 Thank SLOWMG
Pine Plains, New York
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91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 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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Thank joan7770
Warren, CT
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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Thank Kathy E
Hartford, Connecticut
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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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