Our Sanctuaries

Greenwich Audubon Center manages seven Audubon 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 The Nature Store located at our center. 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 Greenwich Audubon Center

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Fairchild Wildflower Audubon Sanctuary
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Fairchild Wildflower Audubon 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 Audubon Sanctuary
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Gimbel Audubon Sanctuary

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

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Hemlock Gorge Audubon Sanctuary
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Hemlock Gorge Audubon Sanctuary

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

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

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

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Oneida Audubon Sanctuary
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Oneida Audubon 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 Audubon Sanctuary
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Wood Duck Swamp Audubon Sanctuary

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

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