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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

Thu 29

Nature Nuts

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thu 29

Fintastic Fish

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 30

Bug Blitz (Insect Catching)

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 30

Chlorophyll Painting

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aug 01

Trail Walk

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Aug 01

Campfire Cooking

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Aug 01

Live Raptor Program

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aug 02

Camouflage in Nature

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Aug 02

Nature Sketching

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aug 02

Gentle Yoga

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hours

Open 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 
9am-5pm
Turtle exhibit at the Massena Nature Center.

Planning Your Trip To Nicandri Nature Center

Hours :
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

9am-5pm

Free
Admission

No Food or Drink Vending Available

Water Bottle Filling Station

Picnic Tables Available

Handicap Accessible