Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
Visit Rhode Island's largest nature center and aquarium. Walk the trails through meadows and marshes to Narragansett Bay. Say hello to Finn and Atlanta, our resident Red-tailed Hawks.
Raptor Weekend: September 8 & 9
Owls, hawks and falcons are descending on the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Nature Center and Aquarium for Raptor Weekend, September 8 and 9, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm.
We are excited to bring back live, flight demonstrations to this year's weekend!
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Caratunk Wildlife Refuge Construction
Please excuse our appearance as we work to improve the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge parking lot and surrounding areas. Construction is expected to last 6 - 8 weeks, beginning on August 13, 2018. All trails will remain open during construction, however the barn and bathrooms will be closed. Please follow signs regarding parking, as this may change daily. Check back here for progress updates.
Join Audubon for for a free guided bird walk in Mashpaug Park. The group will gather at the end of Access Road closest to Mashapaug Pond and look for birds and dragonflies in and around the pond and edges of the fields. Binoculars and field guides will be available. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. Access Road is off Niantic Avenue in Providence.
Nature Center and Aquarium Closed Thursday, August 30th.
The Nature Center and Aquarium will be closed to the public on Thursday, August 30th for a private function. The trails and boardwalk will remain open. Learn more about renting the Nature Center and Aquarium for your next family, friend or business gathering.
Raptor Weekend is New England's largest celebration of raptors. This September, join us for exciting new presenters including a live flight demonstration and plenty of art on display. The event will also feature raptor presentations by Audubon experts and wildlife rehabilitators from across the Northeast that have Raptor Weekend fans coming back year after year!