Hours & Admission

Our Mission: To inspire an understanding of the natural world and ourselves as part of it — past, present and future.


Nature Center

Hours and Admission

109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic

Exhibits, trails, classrooms & nature preschool

Monday-Saturday: 9am–5pm
Sunday: 10am–4pm
Children 12 and under: $5
Adults: $8
Seniors 65 and older: $5
Membership information

Coogan Farm

Hours and Admission

162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic

Welcome Center, store, trails & Giving Garden

Trails open dawn to dusk, free

open daily:

John E. Avery Welcome Center and Nature Center Store

  • Winter Hours: Jan-Mar, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Regular Hours: Apr-Dec, 10am-4pm

DPNC is a member of the Association of Nature Center Administrators. Reciprocal free admission is available at ANCA member centers.

General contact
P.O. Box 122
Mystic, CT 06355
Phone: (860) 536-1216
Fax: (860) 536-2983
Email: info@dpnc.org