Our Sanctuaries

Audubon Greenwich manages seven nature sanctuaries (open to the public) along with additional private parcels of land in Greenwichprotecting 686 acres in total.

Visitors are welcome to visit the seven sanctuaries daily, throughout the year from sunrise to sunset. To help us preserve these natural places, we ask that visitors please observe our rules.

For a great guide to local hiking areas in the nearby region, check out the book Walking Trails in Greenwich and Surrounding Areas in our Audubon Nature Store & Gift Shop. To contact the store, call 203-869-5272.

Main Sanctuary
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Main Sanctuary

A 285-acre sanctuary, with 7 miles of trails, that is also the location of our main Audubon Center in Greenwich

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Fairchild Wildflower Sanctuary
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Fairchild Wildflower Sanctuary

A 135-acre sanctuary that boasts 8 miles of trails that pass through formerly abandoned farmland and a variety of wetland habitats

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Gimbel Sanctuary
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Gimbel Sanctuary

An 80-acre sanctuary that is part of the former Gimbel estate and features diverse forestland

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Hemlock Gorge
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Hemlock Gorge

Also known as Audubon Lane, this 37-acre sanctuary is entirely forest and considered Audubon Greenwich's best-kept secret

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Mildred Caldwell Sanctuary of Walden Woods
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Mildred Caldwell Sanctuary of Walden Woods

A 22-acre woodland oasis with remnants of farming activity from before 1900

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Onieda Sanctuary
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Onieda Sanctuary

This small parcel preserves a vital part of a delicate coastal ecosystem, while offering visitors a peaceful retreat

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Wood Duck Swamp
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Wood Duck Swamp

A 16-acre property with mixed hardwood forest and abundant bird life

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