May 20, 2012 -  Senator Blumenthal: Guest Speaker at Friends of Sherwood Island Annual General Meeting  at Nature Center 3:00-5:00pm read more

The Nature Center is now open Wednesdays through Sunday though Labor Day. Nature Center hours are from 10AM until 4PM. From September 8th through October 7th, the Center will return to a weekend-only schedule. It will then be closed for the winter until next spring. The park however will remain open year-round.

Live animals are arriving! Animal tanks are being prepared. In fact, some intertidal animals such as crabs, oysters, sea stars, and lobsters are getting ready for their new home. Opening Weekend Saturday/Sunday, April 28/29th

The Osprey have returned and have begun building nests on the platforms.  Watch them on our live osprey web cam!

April 1, 2012 The Friends of Sherwood Island State Park recently launched their new website.  Our primary goal was to provide our visitors and members with a more user-friendly experience as well as faster access to information about the park as well as upcoming events.  We are still working out a few bugs in the system and working hard to get new content, events, articles and photographs for 2012. Regards, Michael Richardson Webmaster