The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is a 7,455-acre park in northern Long Hill. Operated by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States Department of the Interior, the acreage is home to many animals and migrating birds. Residents and visitors enjoy nature walks and programs at the Great Swamp, which is a designated National Natural Landmark.
Long Hill Public Library at 917 Valley Road in Gillette shares space in the 2003-built Municipal Building. The library encourages readers of all ages to visit and stay a while. On their website, the library sums up their mission this way: “to provide the Long Hill community with a destination for reading, learning, friends & fun.” The library has an extensive collection of fiction and non-fiction books, audio books, DVDs, video games and magazines. Patrons can also use the library’s computers with internet access, fax and copy machines, scanner, meeting rooms and free Wi-Fi.
The Raptor Trust at 1390 White Bridge Road in Millington was founded in 1982 by Leonard and Diane Soucy as a private bird rehabilitation center and sanctuary on the acreage surrounding their home. The Raptor Trust is federally licensed to house and rehabilitate large birds that have injuries, including owls, hawks, eagles and falcons. Tour talks, workshops and other special events are on the calendar.