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Welcome To The Nicandri Nature Center

Welcome To Nicandri 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.

"Engage visitors of all ages to promote public awareness, appreciation, and respect for the environment through exploration, education, and outdoor recreation."

Upcoming Events

Sat 13

Programs in the Park

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 13

Live Reptile Program

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun 14

Campfire Cooking

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sun 14

Walking Sticks (Pre-registration Required)

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 15

Butterfly Feeders Kids Craft

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 15

Outdoor Games

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 16

Plant Walk

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue 16

Mushroom Hunt

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 16

Yoga

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wed 17

Microscopic Madness

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hours

OpenĀ 
Daily
9am-5pm
Turtle exhibit at the Massena Nature Center.

Planning Your Trip To Nicandri Nature Center

Hours :
Daily

9am-5pm

Free
Admission

No Food or Drink Vending Available

Water Bottle Filling Station

Picnic Tables Available

Handicap Accessible