We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A fun visit for the maple sugaring season demonstrations

This is a little discovery center that is comprised of a small natural museum collection, a small... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New York City, New York
Fun day

Great day trip. Past years we have gone to the night walk around Halloween time. Great time for the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Sharon, Connecticut
via mobile
Read all 19 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“barred owl”(2 reviews)
“birds”(4 reviews)
“vultures”(3 reviews)
Nature Center & Trails- Visitor Center with live animals and exhibits- Newly expanded Raptor Aviaries with 10 species of live birds of prey; aviaries are open dawn to dusk- Wildlife Observation Platform on Ford Pond- 11 miles of scenic hiking trails...more
325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069-2512
+1 860-364-0520
Improve This Listing
Reviews (19)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews barred owl birds vultures waterfall benches woods weekend
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a little discovery center that is comprised of a small natural museum collection, a small gift shop, a sugar bush, a sugar mill producing maple syrup, an aviary and several hiking trails. We came specifically for the sugaring experience - and had a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lubger
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great day trip. Past years we have gone to the night walk around Halloween time. Great time for the kids

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 510reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My adult children sponsored a barred owl for my birthday gift so we went this weekend to see her. We had such a wonderful afternoon visiting! The grounds are gorgeous and immaculate. The birds were fun to see and close enough that you could really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing natural wonderland! I am not a “birder”, but I spent a few glorious hours here with my daughter, walking in the woods and delighting in the walkways leading out to the water. We also were impressed by the raptors; what fun...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nilsje
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I was driving by this place and stopped on a whim. There were cute little walking trails and we came upon a beautiful unexpected view. There are benches to sit on and enjoy the view and it was very quiet with no one insight. However...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JShilohT
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were out for a family drive and decided to check the center out. We were so glad we did! We went into the museum and our young girls were very excited to watch the live bees in the exhibit. While there, we were invited...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pineapplebeachbum
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Beautiful Audubon Center just outside Sharon CT. Walked the easy trails through the woods and along the ponds. We spent several hours there. There are benches to sit on and enjoy the views. Saw beaver dams and wildlife. Center has a pretty herb garden and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nski
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great for anyone who enjoys seeing all types of natural environments. Wildlife abounds as you walk through the trails.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Alsbn
Reviewed 13 May 2016

overall a nice place, feel bad for the birds,but they can't fly . They are so majestic, and one Raven, was actually talking to us and we told him to ring his bell, and he did! Nature all around you, trails, 11 to be exact!...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jeanking2014
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This place doesn't get the attention that it deserves. I don't think that that many people know about it. It is getting more and more difficult to find peaceful places to see nature and really experience it the way things used to be. The Center...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Howland_Owl
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Sharon Country Inn
274 reviews
4.30 km away
Hitching Post Country Motel
32 reviews
7.62 km away
Interlaken Inn
430 reviews
11.32 km away
White Hart Inn
98 reviews
15.60 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
When Pigs Fly Southern BBQ
62 reviews
4.17 km away
Cornwall Country Market
13 reviews
7.63 km away
Back in the Kitchen
28 reviews
5.31 km away
Stacked Kitchen
30 reviews
4.44 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
Sharon Playhouse
23 reviews
3.91 km away
Harlem Valley Rail Trail
65 reviews
6.75 km away
Housatonic River Outfitters
6 reviews
7.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sharon Audubon Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines