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Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Noyack, NY
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This may be my all time favorite place to go in Sag Harbor. Walking along the trails here and the preserve feeding the birds is a most rewarding experience. If you are a "nature... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This may be my all time favorite place to go in Sag Harbor. Walking along the trails here and the preserve feeding the birds is a most rewarding experience. If you are a "nature nut" then I highly recommend this visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice place! Very overrun with ticks. Be prepared before hand. There's a short walk through woods that leads out to a beach. Very pretty. Have seen wild turkeys! Birds eat right out of your hand. Chipmunks also enjoy a snack. Be aware of what is appropriate for them to eat and don't leave a mess behind. Plan to visit... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

What a great way to spend the day! Beautiful preserve, lovely trails with a variety of wildlife and birds tame enough to eat out of your hands if your patient and bring your own seed. Looking forward to returning in warmer weather to spend more time along the beach. $4.00 entry fee per car...rest rooms available at the Park entrance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This preserve is, perhaps, best fondly known for visitors hand-feeding wild birds (which you are not supposed to do). Beyond the illicit bird-feeding, the refuge has lovely, well-maintained trails, one of which leads down to a beach, where (season permitting) a stroll along the shore is quite scenic. There are bathrooms located at the refuge.

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Morton is one of my favorite places to go when I am in the area. I love to feed the chickadees along the beautiful wooded paths. (Bring traditional black sunflower seeds, it's their favorite!) There are walking trails, benches, beach, you can literally spend the whole day. Yuu need to pay $4 to park all day. Parking is on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

You'll see wild turkeys and be able to pick wild raspberries all along the way to the beach . Closes 1/2 hour after sunset . $5.00 fee must be paid .

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Northport, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

I stopped here for the 1st time over the weekend. It was such a peaceful walk. The chipmunks and birds seem so friendly. We also saw deer. We walked to the beach. It is definitely worth coming and checking out. It's $4 to park seems like it is an honor based system. There are bathrooms onsite.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

My 2 grown teenage children and I walked the beach trail with family members we were visiting which took about 10 minutes. We walked back to the parking lot on the nature trail which took an additional 20 minutes. It was in the late afternoon. We saw magnificent wildlife which included deer, turkeys, chipmunks, rabbits, swans and many different birds.... More 

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Mastic, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

I have been here many times. I have gone with couples for a nice date. I've also gone with children. This place is great. Beautiful. It makes a great day in the outdoors. Make sure to bring birdseed, you will need it and they do not sell any. Also it's a good idea to pack some water and snacks or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome for photographers and nature lovers!!!! Make sure to bring some bird seed, hand sanitizer, bug spray and dress properly if its tick season. This is a great budget friendly activity for all ages. The birds and chipmunks will literally eat out of your hands :)

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