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Flanders Nature Center

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Great for Hiking, Walking and Enjoying Nature

This is a lovely spot off of Route 6 in Woodbury. You can have a picnic, take the dog, enjoy some... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
VacaCouple2014
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New York City, New York
Great Nature

Flanders is also a land trust with extensive nature sanctuaries for nature and wildlife observation... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
C.S. W
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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Jan 14, 2018
“Great for Hiking, Walking and Enjoying Nature”
Feb 13, 2017
“Great Nature”
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is a lovely spot off of Route 6 in Woodbury. You can have a picnic, take the dog, enjoy some trails and just be outside in clean air

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Flanders is also a land trust with extensive nature sanctuaries for nature and wildlife observation and hiking. Top notch educational programs for youth and adults. Famous for their maple sugaring operation and demonstrations. Disclaimer: I co-chair their Photography Club and lead nature hikes.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank C.S. W
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Great summer camp that I used to attend when I was a kid. All of the volunteers worked hard and cared about the camp and teaching kids about the environment and different animal species. Overall, great experience and also very educational.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Alex R
Reviewed December 5, 2016

This was the second time I went with a group of friends to make a holiday wreath. Dianne guided us through the steps which involves crimping the greens on one of two very old machines. The process is just about fool proof. Dianne also showed...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I like this place for a simple trail walk without too much effort. It's in a very peaceful part of Woodbury and kind of hard to pass by when you just want to sit and eat a picnic lunch. Clean, easy to walk, and good...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Paula B
Reviewed August 29, 2016

My children go to Flander's for summer camp and love it. Every year they ask for "farm camp." They explore all areas of the Nature center: trails, ponds, barn, etc. The counselors are fantastic as well! Flander's offers more than camp. There are different sites...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

My boyfriend and I were pretty disappointed by this trail. We spend most weekends during the summer hiking or taking nature walks and have traveled all over the state. However, we were pretty disappointed by Flander's. There was not too much to see and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank aavct90
Reviewed March 18, 2016

My family and I enjoy hiking the trails at the nature preserve. There are some nice hikes through the woods and good look-outs over ponds. The maple sugar shack is fantastic, with tours during the season (check the website, but usually Feb-Mar). They collect their...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank CaptainMorgan1663
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Big fan of this place for a trail walk or hike any time of the year. The bog walk, as I refer to it, is less pleasant during the hot and sticky months, but the rest of the trails are beautiful with such peaceful surroundings....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Paula B
Reviewed January 9, 2016

So glad this land is preserved, and that the staff has taken an active interest in the community and the town's land. Also, they offer nice programs for volunteers and for adults and youth. Great syrup too.

Date of experience: November 2015
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