Directions to Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Cove Island Park, Stamford CT:
*Exit 9 off I-95.* If you are *coming from the North*, at the end of the exit turn left onto Rt 1. Turn right at Seaside Avenue to the end. At that light, turn left onto Cove Road drive down hill to you see Cove Park on your right. Turn right into park. If you are* coming from the South Exit 9 off I-95*, end of ramp. Turn Right onto Seaside Avenue directly to the end. At that light, turn left onto Cove Road drive down hill to you see Cove Park on your right. Turn right into park.
As you enter Cove Island Park go to the right, then drive to the farthest end of the parking lot and park toward the right-hand (south-west) corner. The path into the Wildlife Sancutary is right there. The entrance to the IBA is to the right of the marina and to the left of the baseball fields.”
The park is open dawn to dusk. Arriving early is no problem. There are no gates keeping anyone out.
Bathrooms at the Skating Rink in Cove Park.
COVE PIZZA ~ Back up the hill at light look to 1’oclock
864 Cove Road Stamford
SMOKEY JOES BBQ ~ Go to other end of Cove Road look across Main Street.
1308 East Main Street
Heed my advise. Please RESPECT the Fork-tailed Flycatcher and Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary at all times. PLEASE STAY ON THE TRAIL ALWAYS!
Please consider supporting the Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary. This is a beautiful little piece of property. It truly is a slice of heaven! Much work still needs to be done to remove invasive plants, keep the feeders stocked, and get more native plants in. Your generous contribution would be much appreciated. General membership is only $10, but larger amounts are happily accepted. Checks can be made out to “Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary”, which is a nonprofit, tax deductible organization. Please send memberships or donations to Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary, 1128 Cove Road, Stamford, CT 06902.
It is well worth the trip to see this lovely bird and the beautiful property on which it resides for now!