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What a lovely place for a walk! it‘s just beautiful, peaceful and very relaxing!!! My did humidity... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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Quiet spot away from Playland

Walked through here and it is a big contrast to Playland on the other side of the lake, A lovely... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Bromley, United Kingdom
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“osprey nest”(2 reviews)
“parking lot”(4 reviews)
“nature center”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Although the sign at the entrance to Playland lists the Read Sanctuary, you're on your own once you enter the park. And when the amusement park is open, you'll have to pay for parking. Even if you park at the far end of the lot,...More

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place for a walk! it‘s just beautiful, peaceful and very relaxing!!! My did humidity service to help clean up the park!!!

Thank 3tweetycath3
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Walked through here and it is a big contrast to Playland on the other side of the lake, A lovely quiet oasis away from what must be bedlam in the summer months. There are good places to park but no dogs allowed. Osprey nest site...More

Thank WanderingOAP
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Beautiful oasis - bamboo garden and ocean lookout. We often bike there to the beautiful bamboo garden, check out birds, lookout the ocean overlooking Rye playland and other. The sunsets are amazing

Thank Traveller_savvy
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A pleasant walk in any weather. Just past the Playland parking lot, fairly small preserve supports an impressive variety of wildlife. Trails through woodland, lakeside and LI Sound shore.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We parked on the gravel area along the beach and walked along the path to the Nature Center. We were greeted a lovely attendant and told about the various features in the building. The indoor bee hive was the most amazing to listen to the...More

2  Thank Stephie919
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A nice size nature trail with educational center, I run regularly on trails. lots of wildlife. Deer fox, coyotes, wild turkey, osprey, variety of hawks and other birds.

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place is a little tricky to get through in summer through Playland, but is essentially free if you are willing to walk. Very secluded and feels like being miles from anywhere. Great for children to explore, most of it stroller accessible in dry weather,...More

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I love to walk in Edith Reade Nature Sanctuary. The view of Long Island Sound is so refreshing. The beach is a real beach -- a little bit wild. It's rocky and quiet. I have experienced some beautiful sunsets here. Look for the Ospreys during...More

1  Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It was such a fun experience...I came across it by accident..watch out for the mosquito though,you will spot birds bunny's and even cool ducks

1  Thank Carla M
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1 October 2016|
Response from cararro | Reviewed this property |
No. There is an area be the parking where you could maneuver a walker, depending on rain and ability, you may be able to walk to the lake, and the nature center and porch overlooking the feeders are accessible.