Science & Nature

Cape May County

Cape May

The Nature Center of Cape May
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May NJ 08204
Designated N.J. Audubon Center. Contains 18 acres of beach, meadow, and marsh habitat. Exhibits, educational activities, and tours.
(609) 898-8848 Fax: (609) 898-8592.

Cape May Court House

Cape May Bird Observatory: Center for Research & Education
600 Rt. 47 N.
Cape May Court House NJ 08210
Model backyard habitat and nature programs.
(609) 861-0700 Fax: (609) 861-1651.

Cape May Bird Observatory: Northwood Center
701 E. Lake Dr. P.O. Box 3
Cape May Court House NJ 08212
Chapter N.J. Audubon Society. Sponsors year-round programs for bird/nature enthusiasts.
(609) 884-2736 Fax: (609) 884-6052.

Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
24 Kimbles Beach Rd.
Cape May Court House NJ 08210
Birding and nature programs.
(609) 463-0994 Fax: (609) 463-1667.

Ocean City

Discovery Sea Shell Museum
2721 Asbury Ave.
Ocean City NJ 08226
More than 10,000 sea shells. Coral. 300-gallon tank of sea life. Seasonal.
(609) 398-2316.

Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary
3rd Ave. & 114th St. (mailing: 9508 2nd Ave.)
Stone Harbor NJ 08247
Open-air view of hundreds of species of shore birds.
(609) 368-5102.

Wetlands Institute and Museum
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd.
Stone Harbor NJ 08247-1424
Bird watching, exhibits, aquarium.
(609) 368-1211.


Leaming's Run Gardens & Colonial Farm
1849 Rt. 9 N.
Swainton NJ 08210
Twenty-five beautiful gardens with fragrant tobacco and cotton plants. Weekly tours of colonial life at the seashore.
(609) 465-5871.


Lester G. MacNamara Wildlife Management Area
2201 Cty. Rt. 631
Woodbine NJ 08270
12,438 beautiful acres of nature and wildlife.
Fax: (856) 628-2734.

Cumberland County


New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route National Park Service
P.O. Box 568
Newport NJ 08345
Highlights NJ's coastal, natural, and cultural sites. Begins in Perth Amboy, continues south to Cape May and West to Deepwater at the Delaware Memorial Bridge.
(856) 447-0103.