Earthplace welcomes all visitors and affirms its commitment to offering programs and services that are accessible to everyone.

Earthplace is located on a quiet wildlife sanctuary in Westport, Connecticut that includes nature trails, playgrounds, over 50 animal ambassadors, a bird of prey exhibit, and a child-friendly interactive nature discovery area.

Earthplace also offers a variety of programming and seasonal events that welcomes participation from people with a range of abilities and learning styles, together with family and friends.

Events & Programs Accessible to All Visitors

Group Canoe Paddle


  • Group Canoe Paddle
  • Family Campfires
  • Earthplace Fall Festival


Masks are required. Please note that our restrooms are not available to the public and the rest of the building remains closed at this time. 

  • Winged Wonders – first Sunday of the month at 1:00pm
  • Storytime with an Animal Encounter – every Monday through Friday at 10:30am, weather dependent
  • Bird of Prey Feeding – every Monday through Friday at 11:00am and Saturdays at 1:00pm, rain or shine


For general information, event and special programming, summer camp, and after-school program inquiries, please contact:
Becky Newman, Director of Nature Programs | | 203.557.4563

For preschool inquiries, please contact:
mee Borys, Director of Early Childhood Education and Summer Camp | | 203.557.4402


In addition, Earthplace has partnered with the Accessibility for All initiative to ensure outstanding experiences and services to guests of all intellectual, sensory, and physical differences. To learn more, please visit their website.