Outdoor Fun | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

Two Coyotes Wilderness School

Founded in 2000, Two Coyotes is a non-profit nature mentoring organization in Connecticut that connects people to nature, community, and self. We offer programming year-round at locations in Newtown, Granby, and Killingworth, including summer camp, weekly school day programs for homeschool and public school students, weekend programs, and caregiver-child programs. Join us outdoors in the snow, mud, or sun!
PO Box 711
Monroe , CT , 06468
Phone: (203) 843-3112
41° 20' 26.0232" N, 73° 13' 3.2052" W

Woodcock Nature Center

The Woodcock Nature Center is located in Wilton, CT. Located on 149 acres of state-protected land, the Woodcock Nature Preserve includes a pond, wetlands and 3 miles of publicly accessible woodland trails. The Center is home to a variety of living local and exotic creatures including snakes, frogs and lizards. We also house a handful of injured birds of prey.
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: (203)762-7280
41° 14' 50.9856" N, 73° 28' 25.4748" W

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

The Bartlett's trails and gardens are open and Summer Camp will kick off on June, 29 2020. However, our buildings are closed to the general public. Please practice safe social distancing in our trails and gardens, while remaining 6 feet apart. Please do not touch anyone's dogs, if you see one. Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is located in Stamford, CT. The Arboretum is a living museum adorned with majestic trees, charming gardens, wildlife, walking trails, natural habitats and landscapes. They serve as a recreational and educational resource for visitors. The Arboretum hosts a wide range of innovative classes, certificate programs in Master Gardening and Arboriculture, gardening symposiums, summer concerts, garden tours and its highly acclaimed summer nature camp and STEAM-based children's school-day and after-school programs.
151 Brookdale Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-322-6971
41° 7' 58.098" N, 73° 33' 11.1528" W

The Institute for American Indian Studies

The Institute for American Indian Studies, in Washington, Connecticut, preserves and educates through discovery and creativity the diverse traditions, vitality, and knowledge of Native American cultures. Inside the museum, exhibits allow visitors to travel through time as they encounter exhibits and information on pre-historic to contemporary Native Americans. Nestled on 15 acres of woodlands and trails, complete with a replicated Algonkian village, visitors can also explore the seasonal world of the Eastern Woodlands. Open year round, the IAIS offers a range of events and education programs, as well as a full-day summer camp.
38 Curtis Road
Washington , CT , 06793 41° 36' 38.4012" N, 73° 19' 30.7056" W