Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Featuring over 7 miles of trails, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge covers pine barrens, wetlands, bogs, a field, and an estuary. Educational programs can teach groups about bats, birds, animals in winter, and other wildlife topics. The Refuge also offers guided hikes that let students and scouts take a visit to rare Dwarf Pines, the Old Ice Pond, and other natural features. A skilled trail guide will teach them about woodland habitats, forest layers, fire ecology, and other topics. Tours include time for a snack/lunch and time to view animals in outdoor cages. Kayaking tours are also offered year-round.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 3 Old County Road, Quogue, NY 11959. Suffolk County. Tel: 631-653-4771. Email: info@quoguewildliferefuge.org. Website: www.quoguewildliferefuge.org. Hrs: Tues., Thurs., & Weekends 11AM-4PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Physical Education. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue