Outdoor Fun | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

Stepping Stone Farm - Ridgefield CT

At Stepping Stone Farm and Starbuck Equestrian, our aim is to provide top-level instruction in a stress-free and fun environment. That has been the goal since we moved to our current location in 1979, and it will remain the goal going forward.
20 Mopus Bridge Road
Ridgefield , CT , 06877
Phone: 203-438-7749
41° 20' 5.5284" N, 73° 32' 1.7016" W

New Pond Farm Education Center

New Pond Farm Education Center is an environmental education center with a small working farm located on 102-acres in West Redding Connecticut where our mission is: "On every acre, in all we do, we plant seeds for a lifetime of active engagement with the natural world."
101 Marchant Road
West Redding , CT , 06896
Phone: (203) 938-2117
41° 19' 0.5736" N, 73° 25' 45.7968" W

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield

The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield is a hub of environmental education activities and events throughout the year. The Center adjoins the 155-acre Roy and Margot Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature preserve serving as an extensive outdoor classroom for school, summer camp, scouting, and adult education and conservation programs. Seven miles of walking trails, raised boardwalks and bridges offer access to the varied land, forest and freshwater ecosystems. The grounds also feature a butterfly garden and Birds of Prey compound. Trails are open to the public year round, seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. The Center building houses classrooms, live education animals and exhibits, and the Nature Store.
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: (203) 259-6305 ext. 109
41° 12' 6.5772" N, 73° 17' 32.5248" W

Lyman Orchards

Connecticut River Valley’s favorite farm on our annual KidsOutAndAbout Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Hartford, Lyman Orchards is a beautiful and sprawling farm with gorgeous scenery and a sense of history you can feel with each step you take. Lyman Orchards has been a CT favorite for more than 275 years and they pride themselves on a tradition of preserving the land and offering wholesome activities for the whole family.
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield , CT , 06455
Phone: (860) 349-6010
41° 29' 50.1828" N, 72° 42' 53.172" W