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New Canaan Nature Center

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Family friendly

We've taken our grandsons (5 and 3) here many times and attended several events. Always a great... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Madalene L
Great Place!

Great outdoor place for family and kids. Wonderful and helpful staff with amazing animals and... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
jenstrawberryhil
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10 Jul 2018
“Family friendly”
24 Jan 2018
“Great Place!”
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The New Canaan Nature Center is an environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand appreciate and care for the world of nature. With 40 acres of diverse habitats, over 2 miles of trails...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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144 Oenoke Rdg, New Canaan, CT 06840-4198
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+1 203-966-9577
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We've taken our grandsons (5 and 3) here many times and attended several events. Always a great time!

Thank Madalene L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Great outdoor place for family and kids. Wonderful and helpful staff with amazing animals and events!

Thank jenstrawberryhil
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Nature Center is a gem on the edge of New Canaan's village. Located on land which was part of a large estate, it has walking trails, an activity center with greenhouse, an adjacent activity building, and a small collection of local raptors and other...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A town treasure with lovely property to walk. Interesting birds of prey. Some star and the main visitor building not always friendly and helpful - which could easily be improved.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We took our 7 year old grand daughter and she was delighted wandering around. She smelled or tasted all the herbs. The birds of prey was a surprise for a small center. Even a Perigrin falcon! Will go back to walk some of the trails.

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

There was a small walking trail that wasn't strenuous but a nice way to commune with nature. There was also an aviary of some incredible rescue birds that were very interesting. This is not a huge attraction that you need to schedule a half day...More

Thank Anne S
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