Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Known for its extensive boardwalk system that goes through forest, fields, and wetlands, Stony Brook offers up-close views of wildlife above and under the water. Located adjacent to the 140-acre Bristol Blake State Reservation and cooperatively managed with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), this former 18th-century mill site now supports native wildlife. Read More
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm; Sunday 12:30 pm–4 pm; Closed Mondays
Trails, daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Get the latest information on the closure of the boardwalk at Bristol Blake State Reservation (connected to Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary). Updates will be posted as they come in, so check back often. Updated March 30.
Join us on Wednesday, April 19, for a free event where you can learn more about purple martins, their history, and how you can help support their return to Stony Brook through the Purple Martin Project.
Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Stony Brook Day Camp!