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Upcoming Events of Interest to Nature Lovers

Intro to Winter Hiking

Saturday, January 19, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Lindenwood Nature Preserve,

600 Lindenwood Ave.

Don’t go into complete hibernation this winter. Stay in touch with the great outdoors! The secret to enjoying a winter hike or winter workout is dressing properly for the conditions. Join us for a guided hike through Lindenwood followed by a fireside lecture and hot dog roast. (Please bring your own hot dogs. We will provide the roasting stick and the fire.) This program is free and no pre-registration is required. Please contact Eden at 427-6008 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Wintry Weather Hikes

Saturdays, December 8, January 12, February 9, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Lindenwood Nature Preserve,

600 Lindenwood Ave.

Take what you’ve learned from the Intro to Winter Hiking program and join us for a few cold season hikes at Lindenwood Nature Preserve. Spending time in the outdoors is a great way to cope with stress, relax and feel happier even in the winter. Bring the family along for a fun family activity. We’ll meet at the parking lot and hike will commence promptly as scheduled. The hikes are free and open to all ages. No pre-registration is necessary.

Winter Hike at Blue Cast Spring

Blue Cast Spring was a preserve where spring water was bottled for personal health in the early 1900’s. Chris Fairfield will lead you through over 3,000 feet of the Maumee River Bank to explore a natural spring once thought to have healthful properties. We’ll warm up afterwards with coffee and pie at Bob’s Restaurant in Woodburn. Registration deadline: February 20.  Min. 8. Max. 12.

Code                    Date      Day        TIme

142366-W1          2/27       W            10 am-12  pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$8/$13 after February 20

Location: Blue Cast Spring, 21412 Blue Cast Road, Woodburn

Bob’s Restaurant, 22031 Main St., Woodburn

Wild Walkers Pokagon Group Shot
Wild Walkers pose for a group picture at Pokagon State Park.  Photo credit: Steve Hague

Wild Walkers 2019 

Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary. Please call Eden at 427-6008 or e-mail eden.lamb@cityof fortwayne.org if you have questions. 

2019 Wild Walker Schedule


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