Marshlands Conservancy

This 147-acre wildlife sanctuary is comprised of forest, meadow, salt marsh and shore along the Long Island Sound. Also an excellent bird-watching location, more than 230 species have been sighted here. It’s also home to a children’s camp, picnic spots, and three miles of hiking trails.

  • Admission and fees: County park pass is not required for admission

  • Directions: Route 1, Rye

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  • Nature center hours: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday and most holidays. The Nature Center staff may be involved in biodiversity studies on Fridays and the center may be closed. Please call (914) 835-4466 in advance. July through mid-August (during camp sessions) the center is open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trails are open every day dawn to dusk.

  • Phone: (914) 835-4466

  • Exhibits: The building displays a small number of changing exhibits and saltwater aquariums containing representative species of marine life.

  • Childrens’ camp

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