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Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center

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Address: 400 Doansburg Rd, Brewster, NY 10509-5902
Phone Number:
+1 845-279-2995
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our Farm & Wildlife Center is home to over 300 farm animals, horses and...

Our Farm & Wildlife Center is home to over 300 farm animals, horses and permanently injured or imprinted wildlife. You're invited to meet the wonderful animals who play a vital role here. Visit us on weekends from 10am - 3pm for free self-guided tours. As a core component of Green Chimneys programming for children with special needs, the main criteria for each animal's presence are that they thrive in the care at Green Chimneys and play a supportive role in educational and animal-assisted therapy programs for children.

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Green Chimney Employee's are Professional and Nice

Open to public on weekend--- Great place to bring children...They have two camels Sage and Phonexix and they love banna'a .. it's like candy to them.... I highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Brewster, New York
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Brewster, New York
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Open to public on weekend--- Great place to bring children...They have two camels Sage and Phonexix and they love banna'a .. it's like candy to them.... I highly recommend this place to see birds of prey and farm animals. Clean and the people that work and voluntee there are great!!!!

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Green_Chimneys, Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing! We are particularly proud of our staff, interns and volunteers whose dedication to caring for animals, in addition to helping our students, is exceptional. More 

Brewster, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Got to see a lot of birds. Including a kukaburra and some giant owls and eagles. Very well taken care of.

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Green_Chimneys, Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting, we hope you'll return soon! More 

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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon and spent a good couple of hours. Went there with young kids and their grandparents, had a great time watching and learning about birds and animals. Kids enjoyed seeing so many birds, cows, pigs, rabbits, goats, horses among other animals. Finished the farm visit with some lemonade. The farm visit being free made the trip... More 

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Green_Chimneys, Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

A visit to our farm IS a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. We hope the entire family will return to check in on your new animal friends! More 

New Fairfield, Connecticut
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We took our grand daughter there for an afternoon. She is only 2 but she loved seeing the animals. Her favorite was the petting barn where she got to feed the goats. AS enjoyable as it was, my wife and I know that Green Chimneys does great things in rehabilitating animals that have been hurt. What is more remarkable is... More 

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Green_Chimneys, Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thank you Tony for sharing a wonderful review of our Farm & Wildlife Center. We appreciate your visiting as well as your support. And it's true, Green Chimneys has a nearly 70-year history of helping children as well as animals. These days we serve children with special needs from all over New York State (and even some from Connecticut) who... More 

Brewster, New York
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is a wonderful place to see all different kinds of animals. Wildlife, birds of prey, farm animals, and even camels. It isn't huge so it's a great place to stop over to see fun animals and not take up your whole day if you don't want it to.

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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We spent there all amazing summer, working there. The atmosphere there is amazing, a lot of great thing to do, a lot of animals, swimming pool, kayaking - pretty place!

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Green_Chimneys, Marketing Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting! More 

Mahopac, New York
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

A terrific way to spend your weekend. The farm is open Saturday and Sunday and depending on the day different animals are out. little ones love it and parents will have a great time too!

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Green_Chimneys, Marketing Manager at Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this wonderful photo of camel Sage! More 

Bethlehem, Connecticut
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Green Chimneys is a hidden gem in the hills of Brewster , NY . This is a teaching facility that has wonderful critters which will make any age smile . If you are around in early June -- their annual Birds of Prey Day is not to be missed . Falconers and other educational ( and craft and food )... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

The animals may be the ‘sideline’ of Green Chimneys, but they certainly qualify as a main attraction. Our little ones love the bunnies, fluffy chickens and ducks. And even the teens can’t help but adore the ponies, pigs and emus. Personally I think the birds of prey are magnificent, especially the huge Andean Condor, that hops down to take a... More 

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Brewster, New York
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is a great school/rehab center that is a must for you to stop at. They rehabilitate animals from all over and have a verity to see. This is a school for children that need extra assistance and they do a really great job. There are many activities that the children participate in and learning is great. Make sure that... More 

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