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Night at the Disco ... 11/9/17

Visitors are invited to stop by the Discovery Center after normal business hours to play games, go on a guided hike and discover on this night, the exhibits come to life.

Endangered Karner ... 7/20/17

Twenty-five years after being federally listed as endangered, the APB population of the Karner blue butterfly has exceeded recovery goals for the local population.

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What to Bring and Do

Whenever you go out in the Preserve, these are some other things you might want to bring and do:

  • Trail map
  • Drinking water
  • Rain gear
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Day pack
  • Comfortable hiking boots
  • Snack foods
  • Camera
  • Check for ticks

All unmarked paths and firebreaks are closed to all recreational uses other than by permit. Also, please respect private property that borders Preserve lands.

Temporary area closure

Various areas of the Preserve will be temporarily closed throughout the year while activities such as prescribed burning, mowing or other management activities are occurring. For your safety, please obey all signage at trailheads or along trails and call ahead if there is a specific area you are coming to hike in.