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Upcoming Events of Interest to Nature Lovers

Kids’ Halloween Hike

Join us for a hike along Trillium Trail, a nature themed Halloween craft, and a spooky story by the fire. It will be even more fun if you wear your costume! Ages 5-10. Registration deadline: October 22. Min. 5. Max 15.

Code                      Date      Day                Time

448103-S1            10/28     Su           2-3:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$10

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.

Fall Foliage Hike

Hike through Lindenwoood’s autumn beauty this fall. Spending time in the outdoors is a great way to cope with stress, relax and feel happier. Bring the family along for a fun family activity! We’ll meet at the parking lot and the hikes will commence promptly as scheduled. The hikes are free and open to all ages. No pre-registration is necessary. Call Eden at 427-6008 for more information.

Date      Day                          Time

9/22       Sa                           10-11 am

10/27     Sa                           8-9 am

10/27     Sa                           10-11 am

11/17     Sa                           10-11 am

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.


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Night Hikes with the Naturalist

Night owls have several opportunities to join us for full moon guided hikes at Lindenwood Nature Preserve this summer! We will meet in the parking lot at the park entrance for each hike and will trek the Trail of Reflection under the full moon. The Trail of Reflection is wheelchair and stroller accessible for ½ mile from the trailhead to the pond, so hikers of all abilities are welcome. The hikes are free, however space is limited and pre-registration is required. People only, please. Pets are not allowed at Lindenwood. Registration deadlines: June 14, July 13, and August 3. Min. 5. Max. 25.

Code          Date Day             Time

Buck Moon Hike (18+ only)

348000-F2 7/27 F 9:15-10:15 pm

New Moon Hike (18+ only)

348000-F3 8/10 F 9:15-10:15 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/FREE

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600

Lindenwood Ave.

Themed Trail Hikes

Join us as we explore the four Lindenwood Trails, each with a different focus this summer. We’ll look for wildflowers, learn about oak trees, reflect on the sights and sounds of nature or just enjoy a quiet walk in the woods. It’s your choice. We’ll gather in the parking lot outside the park entrance and begin each hike promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please call Eden at 427-6008 for more information! The hikes are free and open to all ages. The Trail of Reflection is wheelchair and stroller accessible for ½ mile from the trailhead to the pond. No pre-registration is necessary.

Date Day Time

Morning Stroll on the Maple Spur Trail

8/4 Sa 10-11 am

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600

Lindenwood Ave.

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

Wild Walkers 2018

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. 


2018 Wild Walkers Schedule

 linden1Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings

Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Ave.

Nature has so much to teach us and there’s no better way to learn than to experience it first- hand. Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of environmental education field trip opportunities varying from one to two hour pro- grams. For a complete list of programs, please visit Lindenwood’s page at fortwayneparks.org. Field trip fees are $2/participant/hour with a minimum fee of $20/$40 for 1-hour / 2-hour programs, respectively. Teachers, care givers and adult chaperones are free-of-charge. Res- ervations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling Eden at 427-6008 or eden. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Check out the Field Trip brochure and/or the Lindenwood Nature Preserve Program Guide for additional information about Field Trips! 

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