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 opening 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 Massena Nature Center, we are friends of the 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 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

Sat 24

Project Feederwatch

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

Fish Feeding!

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

Snowshoe Games

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 25

Project Feederwatch

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 25

Cross country ski instructions

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun 25

Family Board Games

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 28

Capturing Moments

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wed 28

Walk with Joel-afternoon edition

February 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Mar 01

Nature Nuts!

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mar 02

Friday Walking Club

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

(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