Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

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

 Weather Advisory: As always, if the weather is questionable, please call or check our Facebook Page to make sure an event is on or we are open as scheduled. 

**SUMMER ROAD WORK ADVISORY: Starting July 6th, Hardscrabble Road between Old Army and Chestnut will be closed from 7 am to 4 pm. Access will be provided to the center via the Old Army side of Hardscrabble Road. Starting July 8th, Hardscrabble Road will be closed from Chestnut to Lloyd from 7 am to 4 pm. Access the center from Old Army side of Hardscrabble or via Chestnut Ave. Late summer-early fall, Hardscrabble will be resurfaced.  Please note these schedules are subject to change. Please allow extra time for travel.


 Summer Camp 2015 Online Registration is Open!


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.

New Jersey Young Birders Club

2015 Field Trip Schedule HERE 


  Open Space Nature Walks

Details HERE


 Nature Infused Yoga returns

for summer sessions!

June 20th- August 15th

Details HERE



'Gwich'in Women Speak'

July 1st, 6:30 pm 


Observing Pollinators

July 11th, 2-3:30 pm 

Details HERE 



From Our Blog
Wed, Aug 13 2014 00:57
Thu, Jun 05 2014 00:03
Sun, Jan 26 2014 20:58
Wayrick Wildlife Gallery



 Digital Photography Exhibit with

Phil Witt and David DesRochers

June 7th - August 31st


Details HERE 


Gallery Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday Noon - 5pm

Closed Mondays