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J. A. McFaul Environmental Center

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Great place to see small animals a walk with family

This place is a gem especially if you have small kids. Inside the building is lots of displays and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allendale, New Jersey
via mobile
we love the animals (birds, turtles, frogs, snakes, etc)!!!

This is a great place year round! They have a center and you can find someone to answer any... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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150 Crescent Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481-2751
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem especially if you have small kids. Inside the building is lots of displays and a lot is geared towards children. Outside is a small zoo with red foxes, hawk, eagle, owls, turtles and a pond with ducks and geese. Some...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a great place year round! They have a center and you can find someone to answer any questions regarding local wildlife! The exhibits are great! You can walk or run the loop since cars must travel slowly! There's trails and an observation deck...More

Thank LauryP26
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Our family has enjoyed the wildlife center for years during all seasons. A great place for the county. However the county needs to spend more money on repair and upkeep. They continue to expand parks in the county without properly funding current treasures

Thank MrDavid14
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We've been to the Environmental Center a number of times - Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall. The Center has a number of confined animals, fish, snakes, and turtles to take a look at. Outside is a pond with some common waterfowl. A quiet place, fun for...More

Thank njg191
Reviewed 23 July 2018

go on weekly walks here with my best friend. perfect place to sit and talk or go on a walk and talk. we love the wooded area to walk around and visit all the animals. on a hot day it is good because there is...More

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is not the Environmental Center. Check the J. A. McFaul Environmental Center's facebook page. There is a trail that is 2/3 mile long and they have exhibits both inside in the Museum and outside.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a nice place to take a stroll with the kids. Totally manageable and not overly big... Never crowded so you feel like it's your own private space!

Thank Delia P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Instead of a sit down business lunch - I recommended a walk here on the 1-mile path - the longer the conversation, the more steps I got in along with fresh air; road is very wide and level - just a few slightly sloping spots...More

Thank jleungvega88
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Every morning, rain or shine, in every season I get up, brew my coffee and begin my day with a peaceful walk around the Environmental center. Every changing season is special with the trees, flowers, birds and friendly critters scampering about. The center is kept...More

Thank jocar99
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Please Note: There are a few reviews listed here with pictures attached that are of The Gardens of Wyckoff located at 387 Wyckoff Avenue. (A different place/location) The James McFaul Environmental Center once called the Wildlife Center has been a part of my families life...More

Thank nkreis
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