Protecting Open Space & Working Lands

Working together for birds, nature, and people of Connecticut & the Atlantic Flyway

Sunrise at Bent of the River. Photo: Leslie Kane / Audubon Connecticut

Audubon Center Bent of the River is a 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center located in Southbury, Connecticut. It is part of Audubon Connecticut (a state office of the National Audubon Society) and the Atlantic Flyway, and is dedicated to Audubon's open space and working lands conservation efforts in Connecticut.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy trails, nature programs, and conservation-themed events throughout the year. Come learn and explore with us!

GIVE LOCAL 2019: Thank you to our supporters for caring about birds, their habitats, and Audubon Center Bent of the River! Because of your generosity on April 23 and 24, we raised $8,268 through Connecticut Community Foundation's Give Local event. Thank you also to CCF and the many event sponsors for supporting this amazing local giving opportunity.

Discover Bent of the River

Bent Bug Hunt

Bent Bug Hunt

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:00am


Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2019

Join us for a fun-filled summer! Camp runs from June 24 thru August 16. Choose from an exciting selection of weekly themes. Join us for one week or the whole summer. Register Today!

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East Flat Hill Road Closure

East Flat Hill Road Closure

There is a bridge repair taking place on our road from June 1st through September. Please follow these directions to visit the Bent.

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Thank You to Our Generous 2019 Bent of the River Sponsors

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