The Raptor Trust Center, Millington

#5 of 21 in Parks in Morris County
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, The Raptor Trust is one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States. Located in central New Jersey, the Trust includes a hospital with state-of-the-art medical facilities, quality exterior housing for several hundred birds, and an education building. A stalwart advocate for birds of prey for three decades, it is now recognized as a national leader in the fields of raptor conservation and avian rehabilitation.

The Raptor Trust is open to the public seven days a week during reasonable daylight hours. Visitors are afforded a unique opportunity to view at close range the many hawks, eagles, falcons and owls that are permanent residents at the facility. There is no charge to visit, but a modest donation of $2.00 per person is encouraged.


* Please stay on the paths and in the public areas.

* The rehabilitation areas are off limits to the public.

* Parents and group leaders: Please supervise your children and students.

* Children must remain with their parents/teachers at all times.

* Maintain a ratio of no more than five children to one adult at all times.

* No running, loud noises, kicking stones, etc. Please respect our birds.
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  • it has been shut though during covid but back in the day i used to LOVE going tghere to photograph the birds. the only problem was the fencing between me at the birds. there might in future be a way.....  more »
  • I enjoyed the raptor center. I was a little disappointed that the bald eagles weren't there, due to cage repairs, but I will go back. You can't get good photos of the birds due to the type of fence...  more »

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