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Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center

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A great little hidden gem for all!!!

Checked this place out today after hearing about it online being named number three nature’s... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2019
Orange, Connecticut
via mobile
Very special place

A treasure in The Valley! Wonderful trails, benches, picnic tables and museum, take the time to... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Joan K
Seymour, Connecticut
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Checked this place out today after hearing about it online being named number three nature’s center in Connecticut!! My son and I were not disappointed. Their event feature creature was a hands-on experience for all as we got to touch various animals on display here....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trafficman968
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A treasure in The Valley! Wonderful trails, benches, picnic tables and museum, take the time to visit you won’t be sorry. H The Children's playground is great, two age levels!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joan K
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Take the kids and explore what getting back to nature is all about. Reconnect with wildlife and understand every ones place in the ecology of our planet.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bob I
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This was first visit here. I had recently read about the newly installed playground and it sounded really nice. My granddaughter loved playing there. The wooden play set is quite large with lots to do. There are a number of slides, climbing areas, swings, a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GloriaH119
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a place that we visit frequently, being close to where we live, as well as the close proximity to several schools in our area. Great for family picnics, playing ball, hiking trails, taking in a baseball game ( when the high schools play),...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just the other month we went to the nature center and they had brought in some professionals that spoke about raptor birds found in Connecticut. They also brought in live birds for families and children to see. Note that they have exhibits and walking trails.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Steven F
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

First time was for a birthday party. It was refreshing to see the hike leader was a volunteer and loves nature!!! The actual nature center it's self is a outdated but very well taken care of and extremely friendly staff. My son loves wondering around...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Chrvargas
Reviewed 20 April 2016

B caused I lived in Derby w/ my own children I would take them over each week 2 get some knowledge in the field of nature. Great experience 4 children of any age.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank stephanieanne2016
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've been here a lot! It is definitely a family place. There is so much to do. They have different classes you can enjoy, you can look at animals inside or play outside on one of their many fields or playground. They also have nature...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it was nice to take a break at the Ansonia Nature Center. The every changing scenery is wonderful throughout the seasons. There are the walking trails, the pond, the indoor animals and the playground. But in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank bbkos1
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30 June 2016|
Response from stephanieanne2016 | Reviewed this property |
I had no idea about a car nor the random electricity poles in the woods. Contact the Ansonia police.