Let’s go outside and hike together to improve fitness, make new friends, and experience the great outdoors.
Learn park critters by the signs they leave behind. Join a naturalist on a hike and then complete a craft that helps you learn to identify different animal scat. Ages 4+.
Come join a Naturalist on a nocturnal nature-themed hike in the park. Ages 4+.
Join Wheaton Hills Civic Association, park neighbors, and One Montgomery Green to help clean up this recently renovated park and the Rock Creek tributaries that run through it!
Join park naturalist and artist Margaret Wohler for a hike focusing on spring wildflowers, and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills. Ages 12+.
Enjoy kite flying, arts & crafts and games. Bring a picnic or boxed lunch, and buy or bring your own kite.
Join us for an afternoon campfire where we will talk about spring happenings and see some nature objects up close, then we will make a special treat on the campfire. Ages 3+
Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Ages 6+.
Hop on over and join the fun as we learn about and search for these tiny tree frogs and other amphibians during this sunset hike. Ages 5+.
All are welcome to join us on a leisurely paced hike through a park. Ages 3+.
Come and play Agents of Discovery, a fun and educational mobile based app that takes you across our park as you complete challenges and learn about animals, nature and more!
Meet the kids and goats from the Little Goat Farm at the Lake. All ages.
Join in the celebration of our fabulous earth highlighting nature’s gifts and stewardship. Ages 3-5.
Create artistic masterpieces with leaves and sticks, nuts and stones, feathers and berries-the possibilities are endless! Ages 3+.
Celebrate bears with bear-themed activities for kids and opportunities to learn how to be safe around bears while out in nature. Bring your teddy bears to the Zoo for a “check-up” by zoo veterinarians.
Explore the lives of the men and women who passed along secrets and information in dangerous times. Try your hand at a little spy craft to take home! Ages 8+
Join us as we explore the different wetlands from ponds to streams and everything in between. Ages 6+.
Come hike through the forest trails and along the creek in total darkness using only our flashlights to guide the way. Ages 10-14.