Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning hundreds of acres of protected beach, fields, woodlands, pond, and marsh, Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary was created by generous families who opted to conserve their land. Extensive trail systems offer ocean and pond views from many vantage points and afford visitors a full day of walking and birding. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

By Malene Thyssen (Own work) [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.5 (], via Wikimedia Commons
By Malene Thyssen (Own work) [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.5 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Purchase a Jordan Road grown and ready tree to beautify your home this holiday. Thanks to the generosity of the Powel family 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary.

Illustration of a sanderling

Who are these diminutive white shorebirds that materialize suddenly each July and August along Atlantic beaches? Sanderlings (Calidris alba) are among the most widespread of sandpipers, a group noted for spanning the globe in migration. 

More News

Upcoming Programs

December 17, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am
Join us as we explore the trails of Great Neck and the birds who are spending the winter with us. Be...
January 28, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for a morning trek along the beach loop trail - all the way to the channel that feeds Allens...
View Full Schedule

Duck Derby

Duck Derby

Join us for this fun annual event and...
Win a trip for two anywhere in the world!
Adopt your ducks today

Looking for something to do?

Two people walking

Explore 7 miles of trails through various habitats at Allens Pond. Learn More