Gimbel Sanctuary Sherwood Ave & Nutmeg Dr, Greenwich, CT06831 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.