Friends of Rye Nature Center (FRNC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization which offers programs to people of all ages and abilities. We encourage conservation, provide environmental education, and support our community’s access to nature year-round.

Read more about the Friends of Rye Nature  Center.

Hours of Operation

Visitor Center and Office

Monday - Saturday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Grounds are open daily

from dawn til dusk.


873 Boston Post Road

Rye, NY 10580

p. 914.967.5150

f. 914.921.5968



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Cold-Blooded Wonders!

Fri, Mar. 30

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The Night Sky

Mon, Apr 2

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Insect Central

Tues, Apr 3

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Water Goes Round

Wed, Apr 4

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Burrow on Down

Thurs, Apr 5

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The Spring Buzz

Fri, Apr 6

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The Nature Center is still recovering from the recent storm. We are operating on generator power but the phone lines are currently down. We anticipate the problem should be solved next week. Until then, you can contact us by email. If it is program related, please contact your child's teacher(s) directly. If you are interested in registering for a program, please email nicolepennucci@ryenaturecenter.org.

The grounds will remain closed to the public until further notice. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this time.