Visit Us

Get lost in our boxwood maze in the Children’s Play Garden, courtesy of our Secret Gardens Tour sponsor, Elise Landscapes & Nursery. Go on a scavenger hunt. Visit our Birds of Prey. Their aviaries are outside and they can be observed from the trails near the parking lot.

COME EXPLORE!
COME EXPLORE!
The New Canaan Nature Center is located on 40 acres which features unusual habitat diversity, a live Birds of Prey Exhibit, a variety of gardens, a Greenhouse and a Visitors Center which houses our Discovery Room. See below for our trail map.
MEMBERSHIP
MEMBERSHIP
With your support, we can continue to inspire people of all ages to understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.
VOLUNTEER
VOLUNTEER
The New Canaan Nature Center recognizes the importance of dedicated volunteers who help support our mission.

Visitor’s Center

9:00am – 4:00pm
Monday – Saturday

The Visitors Center, which opened in 1999, houses program registration, the Nature Gift Shop, Discovery Center exhibits and the Sturgess Room where we feature the work of local artists and hold many events.

The Administrative offices are located on the second floor of the building.

Your donation allows us to continue our mission