Welcome To The Massena Nature Center

Welcome To The Massena Nature Center

The Eugene L. Nicandri Nature Center is a brand new, state of the art nature center that opened in May 2017. The nature center is located in Robert Moses State Park in Massena, NY and managed by The Friends of the Robert Moses State Park Nature Center. The mission is to “engage visitors of all ages to promote public awareness, appreciation, and respect for the environment through exploration, education, and outdoor recreation.

At Nicandri Nature Center, we are friends of nature and we define the word fun! This is why we are so committed to offering a thrilling and satisfying service with our facilities to the community. Our customer service is a rare gem and we strive to make each and everyone’s experience in the parks outstanding and exceptional.

The Nature Center contains indoor and outdoor facilities for use by school groups, families, campers, and others in all seasons of the year. All events and activities are free of charge.

"Bringing people closer to nature year round."

Upcoming Events

Fri 23

Friday Night Out!

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 24

Project Feederwatch

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 24

Fish Feeding!

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat 24

Junior Earthkeepers Ages 6-10

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sun 25

Project Feederwatch

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 28

Walk with Joel-afternoon edition

March 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Thu 29

Nature Nuts!

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 29

Yoga for Beginners

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 30

Friday Walking Club

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 31

Project Feederwatch

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

(Starting September 13, 2017)

Wednesday – Sunday  |  9am – 5pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday

The Nicandri Nature Center in Massena, will be open 5 days a week throughout the fall.

Turtle exhibit at the Massena Nature Center.

Planning Your Trip To Nicanadri Nature Center

Hours :
Closed Monday & Tuesday


No Food or Drink Vending Available

Water Bottle Filling Station

Picnic Tables Available

Handicap Accessible