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22806 Northern Blvd Douglaston NY 11362

Alley Pond Environmental Center

22806 Northern Blvd Douglaston NY 11362

(718) 229-4000

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For the past 38 years, Alley Pond Environmental Center has been providing environmental education to visitors at its locale along Northern Boulevard.

The center, founded by a group of Douglaston activists and teachers, is located within Alley Pond Park, which includes 535 acres of park space that is home to more than 300 species of birds.

APEC offers numerous volunteer programs, after school activities, classes, internships and workshops. The center is currently in the midst of a $7 million renovation that will add an estimated 5,000 square feet to its building.

The park is also the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, which was built in 1870.


  • Mon: 9am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 9am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 9am-4:30pm
  • Thu: 9am-4:30pm
  • Fri: 9am-4:30pm
  • Sat: 9am-4:30pm
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03/13/2012 Astrid G.
During the spring, fall, and summer, rarely a weekend goes by that I'm not at Alley Pond either biking or running down the greenway or hiking through its many trails. It's not exactly the great...
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