Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

 Please visit our calendar of events to view our Urban Oasis programs (formerly through the Essex County Environmental Center). 

Summer camp registration is LIVE!

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
Contact Us


11 Hardscrabble Road 

Bernardsville, NJ 07924 
Phone: (908) 766-5787 
Fax: (908) 766-7775


Tuesday - Saturday, 9-5 
Sunday, 12-5
Closed Mondays and Holidays.

This Great Spangled Fritillary (top)  and Wood Satyr (below) are two of many kinds of butterflies flitting around the Sanctuary now.             
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Wayrick Wildlife Gallery

April 26 - July 11

The Photography of R. Al Simpson

Al has been traversing forests, swamps, streams and fields for approximately 25 years in search of interesting nature subjects. The preferred areas in NJ have been: Echo Lake in West Milford, Silas Condict Park in Kinnelon, and the Great Swamp in Morris County. Favorite subjects include: reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, fungi, ice formations and wild flowers. Photos will be available for purchase.