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Plan Your Visit

Tenafly Nature Center is open to the public seven days a week, year-round. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a hike along our 7+ miles of trails daily, one hour after sunrise until one hour prior to sunset. There is no charge for self-guided visits, however groups of 10 or more participants are asked to contact us in advance (visit Self-Guided at TNC to learn more).

Outdoor Activities

Tenafly Nature Center has so much to offer visitors! Whether it's your first or one of many returns, make the most of your visit by consulting TNC's online resources. Find information about these activities and more to enjoy during your next visit!

  • Hiking, Walking, & Wildlife Watching
  • Explore-a-bag Backpacks & Junior Naturalist Program
  • Butterfly House
  • Snow Shoeing & Cross Country Skiing
  • Letterboxing and Geocaching

100 Things To Do at TNC

Still wondering what to do when visiting Tenafly Nature Center?

See our list of 100 things you can do to make the most of your visit here at Tenafly Nature Center! 

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Visitors' Center

The John A. Redfield Visitors' Center is TNC's main facility for educational programs, interactive exhibits, and home to the majority of our live animal ambassadors. Inside visitors will find a small natural history museum with displays, and restrooms. The center is surrounded by our almost 400-acre preserve.

The Visitors' Center and our other facilities are available for members to rent for meetings, birthday parties, and other special occasions (learn more).

Come explore and enjoy all that TNC has to offer!

Trail Map & Rules

As a guest of the Tenafly Nature Center, we ask that you help us keep the preserve a safe, clean, unspoiled, and pleasant place to visit. Please familiarize yourself with the rules so that we can ensure a enjoyable visit for all.

Contacts & Directions

Find the quickest way to TNC by public or private transportation. Contact the Center with any concerns or questions!

Frequently Asked Questions

Review some frequently asked questions regarding Tenafly Nature Center and our surrounding area.

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