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Flanders Nature Center

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A Country oasis twenty minutes out of Waterbury.

Flanders nature center a well-known spot for its beautiful and serene park like property is nestled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CorvetteGuy1
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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Superb spot for outdoor activity and cultural history.

The primary founder was an artist turned farmer, who gave the property as a Land Trust for public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George B
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4 days ago
“A Country oasis twenty minutes out of Waterbury.”
1 week ago
“Superb spot for outdoor activity and cultural history.”
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5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798-1718
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Flanders nature center a well-known spot for its beautiful and serene park like property is nestled in the Litchfield Hills of Woodbury Connecticut. Flanders has numerous programs for children which I definitely outside the box and allow kids to really get in touch with nature...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The primary founder was an artist turned farmer, who gave the property as a Land Trust for public use. Lectures, workshops, guided hikes. There are several distinct sites. At the farm there is a varied network of trails through fields and forest, and along ponds...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank George B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just blew $80 on a MLK Day program for my two grandchildren (ages 5 and 10) today at Flanders Nature Center. The program was advertised to include wildlife tracking, stories, games and crafts, appropriate to the various age groups. In fact, the program included...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite hiking places to go to in any season. There are many trails and difficulty levels to choose from. The longest trail is 3.5 miles or so to less than 1/2 mile. There is so much peace and beauty walking through the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jainbee311
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Went for a post Christmas wander in the woods. Well marked trails, ample parking and signage. Hilly with good views, easy walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
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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
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