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Oneida Drive Sanctuary
Oneida Dr & Indian Harbor Dr, Greenwich, CT 06830
The Audubon Society of Greenwich's Oneida Sanctuary offers visitors a haven of calm in the often hectic center ofMore town. A short path leads from the entrance to a bench overlooking the sanctuary's rare salt water marsh ecosystem. Here, the Audubon Society preserves just under four of only 250 acres of vital tidal marsh left in Greenwich. There's only enough room for two cars in the lot at the intersection of Indian Harbor and Oneida drives.
Audubon Center
613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT 06831

The Audubon Center in Greenwich opened in 1942 on land donated by Eleanor Clovis Reese and H. Hall Clovis. It was theMore first of the National Audubon Society's environmental education centers in the country.

The organization's main sanctuary on Riversville Road is also the largest, comprised of 285 acres, with 7 miles of walking trails and the shallow Mead Lake.

Perhaps best known for as the site for the Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch, the Center provides one of the best locations in New England to view the fall migration of raptors.

The Kimberlin Nature Education Center building, home to the children's learning center, gallery, nature gift store and wildlife viewing window, is also located on the property. The space is available for rentals.

Audubon Greenwich is comprised of 11 other sanctuaries (seven of which are accessible by the public) totaling 686 acres of woodlands, meadows and wetlands, and 15 additional miles of hiking trails.

Admission fee for non-members is $3 adults, $1.50 children/seniors.

Gimbel Sanctuary
Sherwood Ave & Nutmeg Dr, Greenwich, CT 06831
One of the Audubon Greenwich's accessible parcels, the Gimbel Sanctuary provides visitors with some 80 acres of forest,More wetland and open fields to explore. There's a memorial garden filled with plants that attract butterflies, and a hiking trail connects the sanctuary to the Byram River Gorge Preserve.

The Gimbel Sanctuary is part of the former 200-acre Gimbel estate, which was occupied by three generations of Gimbels since 1925. The Gimbel Foundation gave 37 acres to the local Audubon Society of Greenwich in 1972 and John Fereri gave another 43 acres in 1995.

The main entrance is via a trail from a six car parking lot on Sherwood Avenue opposite Nutmeg Drive. Visitors can also access the sanctuary on King Street, next to the Greenwich Woods Nursing Home, where street-side parking is available.

Admission fee for non-members is $3 adults, $1.50 children/seniors.
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