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Salt Marsh Nature Center

#100 of 223 things to do in Brooklyn Features Animals
3301 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
+1 718-421-2021
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Such a surprise

It's been years since I've been here and although the area has been developed it has stayed the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
via mobile
Urban Nature Center

The building for the Salt Marsh Nature Center is open only weekends (according to its website... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
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9 Apr 2017
“Such a surprise ”
24 Aug 2015
“Urban Nature Center”
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3301 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234
+1 718-421-2021
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It's been years since I've been here and although the area has been developed it has stayed the same. Lots of pathways and trails have been added to be able to take a beautiful walk through the marsh. Bird watching, sunrise and sunset watching. Peaceful...More

Thank grlfrmnsk
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The building for the Salt Marsh Nature Center is open only weekends (according to its website). About half of The Salt Marsh Nature Trail runs parallel to Gerritsen Creek and is pretty good for birdwatching or a relaxing hike. The second part of the trail...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This nature center is appropriate for young children and tweens.Many species of small insects. aquatic life. You get to hold the the critters! Good to talk to the park rangers and volunteers! Good for an hours visit!

Thank enidfromtheslope
Reviewed 10 June 2015

June 9, a sunny and warm day, is important in my family. My wife went to the ceremony where she became a naturalized citizen, while my son attended the orientation at the Mark Twain middle school. On our way to the school, my son and...More

1  Thank abuben
Reviewed 22 May 2014

The salt marsh is at the far end of Brooklyn but worth a trip, especially if you're visiting other sites at the southern end of Brooklyn, like Coney Island or the New York Aquarium. It's a quiet, lovely walk by the marsh, where one may...More

1  Thank teach1NYC
Reviewed 26 December 2013

I like to walk here.. and look at the natural wildlife...you do need bug repellent during the warm weather..There is also Kayaking offered by the parks dept....Where good walking shoes , closed shoes... the trail is gravel...

2  Thank MsLadyBorsa
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Its fun to take a stroll or come here for your daily jog, but the flooring are pebbles which is no biggie. the best time to go is when its sunny and not too hot

Thank crazi4oreos
Reviewed 1 July 2013

The Salt Marsh Nature Center is a little gem off most travelers' beaten path. The Center itself is beautiful inside and out, featuring the work of renowned designers Chermayeff & Geismar (the ones behind the NBC peacock and the Chase bank logo). Inside the Center...More

1  Thank Traveller2010NYC
Reviewed 17 March 2013

You have to remember that it is Brooklyn, not the OBX or the Glades, and you'd be fine. For the urban location it's quite good, making for a nice walk and a bit of scenery. The marsh trail has re-opened recently, offering a hike listed...More

3  Thank gordonsmc
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