Marshy Point Nature Center offers a variety of nature programs for visitors of all ages. Activities include audiovisual presentations by natural resource professionals and noted naturalists, Monday Pre-K drop-ins, bird walks, canoeing, boat trips, night hikes, and many family-friendly seasonal programs. Special events include the Spring Festival, Fall Festival, and Holiday Party.
Some of our featured events are listed below. To view the full schedule and registration information for December 2017 to February 2018, check out our Winter Event Calendar. Advance registration is required for all programs.
Note: Organizations and large groups must schedule programs separately from those listed in this publication. See School and Group Programs for more information.
Center closed for county holiday. Park open.
The Marshy Point Nature Center Council hosts a monthly guest lecture series featuring natural resource professionals, educators, photographers, authors, and noted naturalists. Please join us in January for: Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan, “The Role of Connection to Nature on Psychological Well-Being and Spirituality” And in February for: Stacy Epperson, “The Amazing Horseshoe Crab” Anyone interested in […]
How do you get sap from a tree, how is maple sugar made, and who made syrup? Join us for this ongoing weekend program where we’ll tap a tree, taste sap, and boil up maple syrup. Tree tapping hikes every hour until 3:00 pm.
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign-in before start time. Our upcoming dates and themes are as follows: Dec. 4 (Animal Homes) Dec. […]