Milford Point, CTThe Smith-Hubbell Wildlife Refuge and Bird Sanctuary sits on 8 acres and is adjacent to the CAS Coastal Center at Milford Point.
Connecticut Audubon Society manages this open space in cooperation with the New Haven Bird Club, on behalf of its owners, the State of Connecticut.
A boardwalk protects the dune and beach habitat that faces Long Island Sound.
The inland site of the preserve is adjacent to an 840-acre unditched salt marsh.
The sign says, open from dawn to dusk. Coastal Center building is open 10 to 4, closed on Mondays. Sun noon till 4 Tel.(203) 878-7440
Driving Directions FROM I-84 East
Take Rt. 8 south to I-95 North or Exit 27 to I-691 to Rt. 15 south (Merritt Parkway) to Exit 54 connector to I-95 south and follow from * below.
FROM I-84 West: Take I-91 South to I-95 south and follow from * below.
FROM I-91: South to Rt. 15 (Merritt Parkway). Take Exit 54 connector to I-95 South and follow from * below.
FROM MERRITT PARKWAY (Rt. 15): Take Exit 54 connector to I-95 South and follow from * below.
From I-95 No. & So.: Take Exit 34. Turn right at light at end of ramp. Go ½ mile to 3rd light and take left onto Naugatuck Ave. Go 0.8 mile to 2nd light and take right onto Milford Point Rd.Follow Milford Point Rd. approx. ½ mile (passing tennis courts on right) to the stop sign at Seaview Ave. Take a right, and proceed SLOWLY to the end of the road, bearing to the right at the road, it ends at the Coastal Center, and the sancutary entrance and parking area.