Nature Travel Guide: Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Long Island

If you are retreating to the Hamptons or Montauk this summer, make a stop at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge along the way!

"The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is a 305-acre expanse of protected land, with over seven miles of trails in which you can explore a variety of habitats including Pine Barrens, bogs, wetlands, a field, and a tidal estuary.  Since 1934, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge has been a nature preserve that is home to diverse wildlife including some that are permanently injured and require human care to survive.

Want to know check out another wildlife refuge?
Visit the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge bordering between Brooklyn and Queens. The park's unique landscape contains a variety of rare native habitats including a salt marsh, upland field and woods, several fresh and brackish water ponds, and an open expanse of bay. There is a wide variety of ranger and partner-led programs offered year-round at the site, including presentations on seasonal wildlife, sunset tours, hikes, boat trips, family programs and an annual lecture series.