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Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is a 171-acre non-profit wildlife refuge, wildlife rehabilitation hospital & nature center on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands.

Cedar Run includes the Woodford Nature Center, a Wildlife Housing Area with nearly 60 native residents, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital that sees more than 5,500 wild animals each year. The overall mission of Cedar Run is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all.
Outdoor Afternoons
Unplug During Outdoor Afternoons

NOVEMBER CLASSES NOW REGISTERING! Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

Refuge Mornings
Refuge Mornings for Kids Ages 3-12

NOVEMBER CLASSES NOW REGISTERING! Hey, have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person on Thursday or Friday mornings!

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ReDiscovery Weekends All September Long!!

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages!

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Hoot, Waddle & Stroll Goes Virtual

Individuals and families from throughout Southern New Jersey will lace up their sneaks and soar like eagles for Cedar Run’s 7th Annual 5K Run!

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Nature Center to Start Reopening Wednesday, July 8th

The Nature Center will be open to the public at reduced hours – Mon thru Fri 10am-4pm and Sat-Sun 10am-3pm. We appreciate your understanding as we adapt staff schedules to ensure rigorous cleaning and maintain the health and safety of our guests, summer campers, staff, and volunteers.

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Summer Camp is a Go (WILD)!

After weeks of waiting and planning and prepping and carefully considering all our options and your needs, we can finally announce that Cedar Run Go WILD Summer Camp is a go!

Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Tue
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday OR Wednesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and... More →
11:00 am Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday OR Wednesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary... More →
1:30 pm Outdoor Afternoons
Outdoor Afternoons
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outdoor Afternoons
Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres. Small group sizes – 8-12... More →
Oct
28
Wed
1:30 pm Outdoor Afternoons
Outdoor Afternoons
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outdoor Afternoons
Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres. Small group sizes – 8-12... More →