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Meigs Point Nature Center, Madison

#3 of 34 in Wildlife in Connecticut
Nature / Park · Educational Site
While visiting the 2.5 miles Hammonasset Beach State Park, don't forget to stop by the Meigs Point Nature Center. There are tons of native animals including crabs, turtles, snakes and over seven native species of frogs. It's one of the most extensive native reptile collections in Connecticut.

Summer brings outdoor and educational programs everyday. We also offer birthday parties! Visit us today!
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  • The nature center itself isn’t open, but there are a lot of walking trails to use. The restrooms at nature center were closed but across the parking lot the beach side restrooms were open. There was.....  more »
  • had a great tour. lucky enough to pick a day when they did a wonderful tour invoving snakes. the girl who give the lecture so well versed. got to touch the snakes awesome  more »
  • A free nature center that has a lot of interesting exhibits that focus on local wilderness. Explore Indoors and out in this fun and interesting area. It's the prefect way to break up the beach for 30-60 minutes as you and your family learn more about the world around you.
  • This is a gem in the sand.. Russ gave me an extensive presentation.. I had no idea this facility had so much to offer.. This is a must see and it is free. I was totally impressed.. So kick the rugrat off the couch and experience the real Connecticut.. This is a must see. I'm sure they except donations.. Sooo If you have a few extra bucks to chip in...... Enjoy🔤😀🐟🐡

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