The Nature Center will be OPEN Wednesday, Dec. 27 - Saturday, Dec. 30 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM for holiday visitors!

Contact

The Darien Nature Center is located in
Cherry Lawn Park at:
120 Brookside Road
Darien, CT 06820

Phone: 203.655.7459
Fax: 203.655.3185
Email: information@dariennaturecenter.org

Leila Wetmore, Executive Director
leila@dariennaturecenter.org

Hours

Regular Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Summer Hours

Closed for the month of August
Monday through Thursday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Directions

From I-95 South

  • Exit 13. Turn left at end of exit ramp.
  • Travel approximately 1.5 miles to 2nd stop light.
  • Turn right onto Brookside Road.
  • Travel approximately one mile to Cherry Lawn Park on right, at 120 Brookside Road. Enter the park and make your first right.
  • The Darien Nature Center is the barn on the left.

From I-95 North

  • Exit 13. Turn left at stop light end of exit ramp.
  • Travel approximately 1.75 miles to 2nd stop light.
  • Turn right onto Brookside Road.
  • Travel approximately one mile to Cherry Lawn Park on right, at 120 Brookside Road. Enter the park and make your first right.
  • The Darien Nature Center is the barn on the left.

From the Merritt Parkway

  • Take exit 37 off Merritt Parkway.
  • Take Rt. 124 southbound.
  • After passing Dew Lane on left, take next left onto Stephen Mather Road.
  • Continue to STOP.
  • Turn right onto Brookside Road.
  • Go 1.5 miles to Cherry Lawn Park on left, at 120 Brookside Road.
  • Enter the park and make your first right.
  • The Darien Nature Center is the barn on the left.