Riverside Park Fund nurtures Riverside Park’s well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. Founded in 1986 by a small group of community activists, today Riverside Park Fund is…
Branch Brook Park
Explore the nation's FIRST county park, with historic guided tours, a roller rink, bike races, family days and festivals! It's so much more than a park in New Jersey!
Sprain Ridge Park
The Park’s 278-acres include a swimming pool complex, arboretum and 2 picnic areas. The remainder of the park is heavily wooded with a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails fairly well spread for all…
Greenburgh Nature Center
A relaxing and nature filled day out for the kids on this 33-acre nature preserve with trails, animals and indoor environmental education center.
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Nearly 8,000 acres of varied habitats where you can explore the beautiful scenery, and amazing wildlife.
Ringwood State Park
Stunning gardens with multi use trails in New Jersey, plus swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing! Outdoor fun for the whole family
Hacklebarney State Park
Washington Township, NJ
Over a hundred bird species and wildlife such as black bear, woodchuck, deer and fox live in the park, with hiking, fishing, and great New Jersey nature fun!
Wawayanda State Park
A wonderland in winter and a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman year round in this New Jersey state park!
New Canaan Nature Center
New Canaan, CT
The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.
Bear Mountain State Park
Tomkins Cove, NY
A great New York state park with hiking, biking, and ski trails. With a zoo, museum, ice skating and swimming, it makes for a very fun family day out!
Kittatinny Valley State Park
Lots of outdoor adventure in New Jersey for the family at this state park! Hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking, and horseback riding are popular activities, with winter sports too!
Round Valley Recreation Area
Outdoor adventure in New Jersey for swimmers, boaters, campers and picnickers! One of the few parks for wilderness camping too!
Voorhees State Park
Glen Gardner, NJ
Outdoor fun in New Jersey with multi use trails, adventure playground and even an observatory!
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Enjoy the more than 10 miles of hiking trails, the wonder of the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, and the exhibits and animals of the Buttinger Nature Center - plus get on mission with the science…
Swartswood State Park
Hampton Township, NJ
Explore New Jersey's FIRST state park filled with history, outdoor adventure and family fun! Camping available too!
Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center
An outstanding adventure playscape for younger children in Connecticut, with butterfly and hummingbird gardens, nature trails, and real life animals!
Flanders Nature Center
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust promotes the understanding and appreciation of nature, and supports the conservation, preservation and management of the natural resources. We offer a broad range of recreational and educational programs for…
The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.
Wharton State Forest
A beautiful New Jersey State Forest with rivers and streams for canoeing, hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, numerous lakes, and wildlife - great for family exploration!
Bass River State Forest
Trails, wildlife, and a beautiful man-made lake perfect for swimming, boating and that summer New Jersey fun!
White Memorial Conservation Center
A fascinating education center and nature museum set within 4,000 acres of Connecticut hills.
Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park
More than just a park in Portland, with activities like cliff jumping, rock climbing, zip lines, kayaking, and even diving!
Wolcott Park and Spray Pad
West Hartford, CT
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features in New Hartford...and it's FREE!
Roaring Brook Nature Center
We offer a year-round schedule of educational programs for all ages. These programs range from week-long summer experiences to our school-year Discovery Days series for students.
Central Park Zoo
New York, NY
From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat encounter fascinating animals from all over the globe plus Tisch Children's Zoo lets little animal lovers meet gentle creatures up close.
Prospect Park Wildlife Center
Youngsters can meet prairie dogs nose-to-nose, and walk among wallabies. The Animal Lifestyles building's centerpiece is a spectacular habitat for baboons.
Staten Island Zoo
The Staten Island Zoo was the first zoo anywhere to exhibit all the 32 varieties of rattlesnakes known to occur in the United States. Through wildlife exhibitions, promotion of species conservation and educational programs, it's…
Queens Zoo Wildlife Center
Exhibit updates have given the Queens Zoo the feel of a national park - albeit a small one. The zoo perimeter is a pathway that leads visitors to pockets of wild habitats, from the Great…
New York Aquarium
With exhibits featuring over 8,000 animals, the Aquarium offers diversity, superb viewing, and world-renowned scientific expertise that assures a rewarding experience and the knowledge that people can make a difference in the ocean world around…
The world's largest urban zoo features world-class exhibits featuring get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas.
Turtle Back Zoo
West Orange, NJ
500 animals of 200 different species plus loads of extra fun like pony ride and train rides. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids…
Bergen County Zoo
The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. While a visit to…
White Post Animal Farm
Animal fun, train rides, fun events, and a famous fall festival, all at this great family farm experience in New York State!
The Maritime Aquarium
The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment, the Maritime Aquarium achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine…
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
A fun family aquarium located within Jenkinson's Boardwalk in New Jersey, where kids can get up close with sharks, seals, and even touch star fish and sting rays!
Six Flags Wild Safari
Visit the largest drive-thru safari outside of Africa. This 350-acre wildlife preserve is home to 1,200 animals, including several endangered species.
Come alive with nature and history. Explore the wild side of Space Farms Zoo and Museum. Space Farms offers educational fun for all ages. Where else can you step back in time and head for…
Connecticuts Beardsley Zoo
Over 300 American species with varying exhibits and educational programming for families, including unique pop up viewing areas within the Prairie Dog exhibit.
Popcorn Park Zoo
Lacey Township, NJ
Popcorn Park Zoo is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds. You may be greeted at the gate by a gaggle of geese, but soon…
The Animal Farm Petting Zoo
Hundreds of animals, most from the rescue program, at this New York zoo, as well as playgrounds, puppet theater, a train AND a FREE pony ride!