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Meadowlands Conservation Trust

#2 of 4 things to do in Lyndhurst Features Animals
1 De Korte Park Plz, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-3707
+1 201-460-1700
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Unique Free Eco Center

It's a complex consisting of nature trails through a salt marsh, an environmental center with... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Montville, New Jersey
I wished I could have stayed longer

Very nice wildlife refuge. Easy walking trails and boardwalks for long walks into nature. I... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Edison, New Jersey
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1 De Korte Park Plz, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-3707
+1 201-460-1700
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

It's a complex consisting of nature trails through a salt marsh, an environmental center with exhibits and the free William D. McDowell Observatory. Pick-up a trail map at a kiosk by the Dekorte Marsh Boardwalk entrance or at the Meadowlands Environmental Center. The boardwalk takes...More

2  Thank duck8to
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very nice wildlife refuge. Easy walking trails and boardwalks for long walks into nature. I counted at least 7 egrets and lots of tree swallows, but there were also cardinals, swans, ducks, and robins. Funny how peaceful this is with the backdrop of NYC and...More

1  Thank P F B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love just taking a walk through all of the trails. See the changes of each of the seasons. Bird watching, critter watching. Local schools have their elementary school graduations here. It's a perfect setting. A very special place with amazing views of NYC. You...More

1  Thank SkifferNJ
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hidden gem in the Meadowlands is good for the soul. The Nature center is informative. Staff is always helpful. Visit here everytime I am back in NJ. View of NYC is great. Walking on floating docks through the marshlands is awesome.

Thank morine
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It's fun discovering all these unknown spots locally. Unknown to me at least. Have to thank Trip Advisor & the reviewers for posting things to do & see in my area. Getting here was a bit confusing for me. I used my GPS & was...More

Thank QuentB
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Dekorte Park surrounding the conservation headquarters is a marvelous and completely unexpected delight. There are miles of easy walking and biking trails in the park and on adjacent properties. 12 types of ducks are found here, as well as Eagles, muskrats and many other types...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Inbeing from out of state, I never thought the Meadowlands would have such a large nature center so close to Newark. It is right on the water and has trails and viewing areas. We enjoyed the birding and flower plantings and butterfly gardens.

Thank TravelbyFrank
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Where have I been? The MC Trail is beautifully rustic and full of birds documented with facts on species, history and geography of the area. With more trails tucked away I truly LOVE this place. Benches are there to enjoy the view. Walk, explore, meditate...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I come here for relaxing bike rides. Usually very nice but they have had the outermost area under construction and blocked off for what feels like a year.. They did complete the damages from Sandy so I guess they are moving on to newer projects....More

Thank Blshof
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Visited in late summer for the first time, and I look forward to going back during the other seasons. This place is definitely worth occasional visits if you live nearby, and at least one visit if you are passing through and have time to burn....More

3  Thank JimmB30
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23 August 2015|
Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
No. Only on special iccasions which are well-publicized through the website.