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Bent of the River Audubon Center

185 East Flat Hill Road
Southbury, CT 06488
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Consisting of more than 500 acres of fields, forests, shrub and grasslands along the Pomperaug River, the Bent has about fifteen miles of hiking trails. Some of these trails run through countryside that feels very remote and wild. Trails are open daily sunrise to sunset. The trail maps and information are available on their website:

Managed by the Audubon Center at Bent of the River. More information at 203-264-5098 or


The Center is for the protection, study and enjoyment of Nature: Please leave pets at home. No hunting, fishing, or collecting. No river access except with an educational tour. Please stay on the trails. Take only pictures and leave only footprints. Please respect our neighbors’ privacy and stay on Center grounds.


Nature Trails icon Nature Trails   Picnic Area icon Picnic Area   Restrooms icon Restrooms


For the current hiking map, please visit the Bent of the River's website.

GIS Map - click on the map or the link to view the park on our GIS System. Once there, make sure to select Recreation Trails and/or Open Space in the Map Layer menu in the top right corner.


GIS map of Bent of the River