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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 5,000 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.
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Unplug During 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.

Refuge Mornings
Refuge Mornings for Kids Ages 3-12

Hey, 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! 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

Sep
22
Tue
1:30 pm Outdoor Afternoons
Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 22 @ 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 →
Sep
23
Wed
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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 →