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Kids, families, and school groups enjoy this 17 acre preserve. The preserve serves as headquarters for the Center for Science Teaching and Learning which features a 3,000 sq/ft live animal exhibit called Amazing Animals. Exotic and native reptiles, birds, mammals, and amphibians are presented in realistic indoor and outdoor environments. The exhibit has an area for kids to try hands-on activities such as the puppet theater, animal matching game, footprint stamping, and fossil hunting. The preserve and nature center also has nature trails, ponds, and a gift shop to enjoy. Admission is $6 per person and includes a full color animal exhibit guide. Group rates are available. In addition, the nature center has a large offering of educational programming all year round for ages 2-13, including holiday camps, summer camps, and special group activities. Learn more or join the mailing list at www.CSTL.org
1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570