Nature Centers & Zoos in and around Fairfield County, CT
Kids feeling nature-deprived? Bring them to a nature center or zoo! Here is KidsOutAndAbout's list of great places nearby!
Looking for memorable outdoor experiences for your children? Audubon Greenwich’s 285-acre nature education center is THE place to explore, learn, and play with guided hikes and programs year-round! The main sanctuary in northwestern Greenwich is easily to reach from the Merritt Parkway, I-684, or the Hutch. The Kimberlin Nature Education Center is a great starting point. Explore the popular Children’s Learning Center with hands-on exhibits, a wildlife viewing window, and a live observation beehive! Guests can also view the Gallery and shop in the Nature Store for cool toys, bird feeders, refreshments, and great gifts. For weekend fun, check the online calendar or sign up for one of our weekday programs for new parents, home-schoolers, and scouts of all ages. Directions are here.