Fostering lifelong connections
between people and the natural world

We’re a nonprofit wildlife
sanctuary and environmental
education center in Middletown, Rhode Island.

300 acres

of diverse habitat

7 miles

of hiking trails


annual events & programs

583 Third Beach Road
Middletown, RI 02842

Located just 4 miles from Newport, Rhode Island, Norman Bird Sanctuary lies nestled in the heart of historic Paradise Valley. Down the road from Middletown’s Second and Third Beaches, NBS is a central, year-round attraction on Aquidneck Island.