Places We Protect

Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil’s Den Preserve


A wooden foot bridge over a small creek leads to a trail through leafy green woods.
Devil's Den Preserve An oasis for wildlife. © Francine Monahan

TNC’s largest preserve in Connecticut and the largest tract of protected land in densely developed Fairfield County.

Devil’s Den Preserve will be closed to all visitors for our annual controlled deer hunt on the following weekdays: November 15-16 (Wednesday, Thursday); November 20-22 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday); November 27-30 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday); and December 4-5 (Monday, Tuesday).  

The best ways to stay apprised of our status are to monitor this page at or to call our visitor information line at 203-226-4991 and select “4.” These resources are kept up-to-date with all Devil’s Den closures and other visitor information and are available 24/7.


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