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Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

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109 Pequotsepos Rd, Mystic, CT 06355-3045
+1 860-536-1216
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Not much to see

We went to nature center and the day was rainy and gloomy so that didn't help. The center had some... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Margaretheffy
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Saint Peters, Pennsylvania
Great little nature center

Looking for a nice afternoon learning about our local wildlife, then this is the place. Great for... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Bev S
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For nearly 70 years, we have provided visitors the opportunity to experience nature first hand, whether it be on our 10+ miles of trails, in our natural history museum, our Nature Store, or as part of one of our many programs. The creation of the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center in 2013 has added additional layers of education, history, and ecology to our offerings. Our mission is to inspire an understanding of the natural world and ourselves as part of it - past, present and future. It is our hope that through DPNC and Coogan Farm that we will help our visitors foster a personal environmental ethic.
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  • Average16%
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“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
“birds of prey” (4 reviews)
“summer camps” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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109 Pequotsepos Rd, Mystic, CT 06355-3045
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went to nature center and the day was rainy and gloomy so that didn't help. The center had some displays we looked at but we really wanted to see the birds of prey outside in their cages. We only saw 2 owls in one...More

Thank Margaretheffy
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Looking for a nice afternoon learning about our local wildlife, then this is the place. Great for bday parties too.

Thank Bev S
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

What a wonderful addition to the Denison Pequotsepos Family's natural world! Trails that connect to numerous locations in the area surrounding and including the Pequotsepos Nature Center located at 109 Pequotsepos Rd. in Mystic. A welcome Center has maps as well as souvenirs and restrooms....More

Thank carole c
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

It is amazing! The preserve has many different habitats and there knowledgeable people at the Nature Center. Fun for the whole family. Plenty of opportunities to volunteer at Coogan Farm regardless of level of gardening expertise. Everyone who helps out will learn something and have...More

1  Thank Cordalie
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nature Center was a pleasant surprise near the Mystic Aquarium. Easy trails. Enough to interest young children too.

Thank WestchesterP2
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great trails in the vicinity of the Mystic Aquarium to finish off your day with a nice hike, love the duck pond. Pass on the nature center itself, not really anything in there worth seeing.

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The nature center building has many interesting exhibits which may be enjoyed by all ages. Just outside of the building are flight cages for owls and hawks where the visitor can have a close up view of the birds. Several hiking trails may be found...More

1  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This center has nice walking trails, Raptor recovery house, great children's activities, and excellent displays.

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Get in touch with nature during your Mystic shopping and aquarium trip! The pond loop was a little overgrown surprisingly and the pond water not too exciting but we did see a few turtles. The meadow walk was very pretty with lots of grasshoppers and...More

2  Thank beachpebbles47
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Have been going to the Nature Center for years. As a kid to their summer camps and as an adult to their events.

Thank LGenovesi
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