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11. A Sanctuary of Natural Beauty

Retrace your steps to the intersection of Unquowa Rd. and Mill Plain Rd., take a right onto Mill Plain Rd. (becomes Burr St.) and follow for 4.5 miles to the CT Audubon Society Center at Fairfield.

Located in the historic Greenfield section of Fairfield this 155-acre sanctuary has 7 miles of trails including a Wheelchair-accessible Trail. Interpretive signage, an Algonquin wigwam replica and raised boardwalks and bridges allow access to a variety of habitats perfect for bird spotting. The Center has live education animals, nature-related exhibits and a butterfly atrium. The "Birds of Prey" Compound is home to a variety of owls and hawks, two Peregrine Falcons, a Turkey Vulture and other raptors. Retrace your steps to the junction of Mill Plain Rd. and Sturges Rd. (near Sturges Cottage).