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Salt Marsh Nature Center

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Tucked away next to Marine park it is easy to miss. Small visitors center with plenty for little... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Alan B
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Hamden, Connecticut
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great place for kids

The salt park is across from Marine park. You can come to the center with kids and the park rangers... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
frank g
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away next to Marine park it is easy to miss. Small visitors center with plenty for little ones to explore. They have activities from time to time. Went for a nice walk around the salt marsh after.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The salt park is across from Marine park. You can come to the center with kids and the park rangers have classrooms and nature walks for all.You can watch Egrets,snowy & greater,herons,all shore birds ,hawks and many juvenile fish.

Thank frank g
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

If you love landscape this is an inspiring landscape at this time of the year. Not to mention the numbers of birds spotted. It’s a reserve worth visiting every season and probably regularly every season. Too bad I don’t live in NY. I look forward...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It's been years since I've been here and although the area has been developed it has stayed the same. Lots of pathways and trails have been added to be able to take a beautiful walk through the marsh. Bird watching, sunrise and sunset watching. Peaceful...More

Thank grlfrmnsk
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The building for the Salt Marsh Nature Center is open only weekends (according to its website). About half of The Salt Marsh Nature Trail runs parallel to Gerritsen Creek and is pretty good for birdwatching or a relaxing hike. The second part of the trail...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This nature center is appropriate for young children and tweens.Many species of small insects. aquatic life. You get to hold the the critters! Good to talk to the park rangers and volunteers! Good for an hours visit!

Thank enidfromtheslope
Reviewed 9 June 2015

June 9, a sunny and warm day, is important in my family. My wife went to the ceremony where she became a naturalized citizen, while my son attended the orientation at the Mark Twain middle school. On our way to the school, my son and...More

1  Thank abuben
Reviewed 21 May 2014

The salt marsh is at the far end of Brooklyn but worth a trip, especially if you're visiting other sites at the southern end of Brooklyn, like Coney Island or the New York Aquarium. It's a quiet, lovely walk by the marsh, where one may...More

1  Thank teach1NYC
Reviewed 26 December 2013

I like to walk here.. and look at the natural wildlife...you do need bug repellent during the warm weather..There is also Kayaking offered by the parks dept....Where good walking shoes , closed shoes... the trail is gravel...

2  Thank MsLadyBorsa
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Its fun to take a stroll or come here for your daily jog, but the flooring are pebbles which is no biggie. the best time to go is when its sunny and not too hot

Thank crazi4oreos
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