Event Information

Details for Nature Discovery Hikes

Date(s): 04/06/2024 - 04/06/2024

Time: 10:00 am -11:30 am

Join us for a guided exploration of the unique habitats and seasonal nature happenings at Stony Creek Metropark. Each month we’ll meet at the nature center, learn about the season and what we might see or hear in the woods, fields, and ponds; and then head out on a hike to discover the wildlife and plants that call Stony Creek Metropark home.

January 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Winter Trees
February 3 – Nature Discovery Hike: Animal tracks & Signs
March 2 – Nature Discovery Hike: Backyard Maple Sugaring
April 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Vernal Pools
May 4 - Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Migration
June 1 – Nature Discovery Hike: Nesting Bald Eagles
July 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Creek Wading
August 3 – Nature Discovery Hike: Butterflies
September 7 – Nature Discovery Hike: Massasauga Rattlesnake
October 5 – Nature Discovery Hike: Plant Defense
November 2 – Nature Discovery Hike: Falling Leaves
December 7 – Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Feeders

What to Expect:
This program starts indoors, ends outside. The time, approximately 75 minutes, will be spent on a leisurely walk with frequent stops. Expect to walk from ½ mile to 1.5 miles. The planned path surface is gravel and occasionally steep. For maximum enjoyment, some of our program time will require all participants to patiently remain still, quiet and listen closely.

Ages: 8 and up.
Time: 10 a.m. – Noon
Cost: $5 per child, $5 per adult
Location: Stony Creek Metropark, Nature Center

Click here for a full list of times and to register online. For questions or to register by phone call (586) 781-9113.