Fostering lifelong connections
between people and the natural world
We’re a nonprofit wildlife sanctuary and environmental
education center in Middletown, Rhode Island.
of diverse habitat
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.