Webb Mountain Discovery Zone is a nature center located in Monroe, Connecticut, on 171 acres, providing enrichment opportunities and links to school curricula in the areas of nature, science and history.
Located in Monroe, Connecticut, Webb Mountain Discovery Zone is a nature center opened to the public in 2007, with the goal to provide enrichment opportunities and links to school curricula in the areas of nature, science and history, due to the land's unique biodiversity.
Webb Mountain Discovery Zone has attracted schools and groups seeking programs from as far south as New Canaan and as far north as New Fairfield, Connecticut. Check out the Webb Mountain Discovery Zone website and find out more about the center's programs and events!
Webb Mountain Discovery Zone has a comprehensive interpretive trail system spanning over 4 miles, with interpretive signs and a self-directed Scavenger Hunt - an interactive "I-Spy" game for the outdoors, centered on the theme of “How People and Animals Have Used the Land - Past and Present”. You can also find here 28 learning stations covering subjects such as: rocks and minerals, plants and wildlife, ecology, biology, and Native American and Colonial history, identified and developed by Mr. Gruner and Nick Bellantoni, CT State Archeologist.
The center's mission is “to provide excellence in outdoor education by linking the unique resources found in both Webb Mountain Discovery Zone and Webb Mountain Park to relevant curricula for the Town of Monroe School System and those of neighboring communities, and to promote exploration and learning in a fun, hands-on environment as a prototype for the Federal ‘No Child Left Inside’ initiative.”
The Webb Mountain Discovery Zone appeals to all ages and interests. It's a beautiful place for walking, exercising, dog walking, enjoying a leisurely stroll or a picnic lunch.
This small community has much to offer, including golf courses, hiking trails, sandy beaches, and fishing.
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This friendly community is located just south of Lake Zoar, where you can boat, fish, or hike!