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Mapquest directions are not accurate!  Please follow directions below.
From I-287 North or South — Exit 30A (North Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge) Exit ramp is one way to the right onto North Maple Avenue. Follow N. Maple for a mile and a half, then bear left at fork onto South Maple Avenue. *Stay on S. Maple for about a mile, then turn left onto Lord Stirling Road . Follow Lord Stirling for a mile and a half and cross the bridge. The road name changes here to White Bridge Road. Continue down White Bridge Road for about half a mile. The Raptor Trust will be on your left. VISITORS: Watch for the second house on the left after the bridge.  This is our Education Center.  Park just beyond it in the large, U-shaped lot marked “Entrance–Visitor Parking.” BIRD ADMITTING: Watch for third house on the left.  Park in the small lot marked  “Bird Admitting.”

*Sometimes after a large rainstorm, Lord Stirling Road floods and will be closed. Part of this road is unpaved and can have massive potholes. If this road is closed, or if you are uncomfortable passing through this way, turn around and head back to South Maple Road. Make a left onto South Maple and follow these directions:

Follow South Maple Road about a mile to the four way stop. Continue straight through the intersection onto Long Hill Road- County Rd 657. Make a left onto Carlton Road. Follow Carlton Road until it ends. It will T into White Bridge Road. Turn right onto White Bridge Rd and The Raptor Trust will be on your left. Park in the lot marked “bird admitting.”

From the George Washington Bridge Take I-80 to I-287 South and then follow the directions above.
From Route 22 Take Watchung Avenue Exit (in North Plainfield). Follow Watchung Ave. to circle. Go half way around circle and follow Stirling / VA Hospital sign. Take Stirling Road to its end, and at the light turn left onto Valley Road. At the second traffic light turn right onto Main Avenue. Follow through town, over railroad tracks (now Main becomes Central Avenue), up the hill and through the 4-way (crossing Long Hill Rd). As you start downhill, bear right onto Pleasant Plains Road. Take this about a mile to a stop sign. There turn left onto White Bridge Road. VISITORS: Park at the third house on right. Watch for Visitor’s Parking and Education Center signs. BIRD ADMITTING: Park at the second house on the right. Watch for Bird Admitting sign.
From Eastern NJ or NYC: 78 West — Exit 36 (Warrenville / Basking Ridge) Turn right off the ramp (toward Basking Ridge). Go 1.1 mi. and turn right at the third light (there is a separate lane so you can avoid the light) onto Rt. 512/Valley Road. Go to the next light and turn left onto Main Avenue. Follow thru town, over railroad tracks (now Main becomes Central Avenue), up the hill and across the intersection of Long Hill Road. As you start downhill, bear right onto Pleasant Plains Road. Follow this for about a mile to a stop sign. There turn left onto White Bridge Road. VISITORS: Park at the third house on right. Watch for Visitor’s Parking and Education Center signs. BIRD ADMITTING: Park at the second house on the right in the small lot. Watch for Bird Admitting sign.
From Western NJ or PA: 78 East — Exit 36 (Warrenville / Basking Ridge) Turn left off the ramp (toward Basking Ridge). Go 1.1 mi. and turn right at the white church (onto Rt. 512/Valley Road) and then follow the directions above.  VISITORS: Park at the third house on right. Watch for Visitor’s Parking and Education Center signs.BIRD ADMITTING: Park at the second house on the right in the small lot. Watch for Bird Admitting sign.
If you are dropping off a bird while we are closed, please place your bird in a carrier and turn heating pad on low.  Be sure to fill out a form and leave it by the carrier. 




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