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Nature Oriented Programs

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Fall Programs

For nature enthusiasts check out:  the Fall Fun Times for additional details on the programs listed below:

Register on-line for programs/events 
 

Outdoor Oriented Classes & Programs

MD and ME: Walk 'N Learn (2nd Tuesdays, 5:45 pm. until October 13)
Trek the Trails (Tuesdays, until September 29)
Saturday Trail Rides (3rd Saturdays, 10 am, until September 19)
Salomon Farmer's Market (June 17-September 9, 4-7 pm)
Concert on the Farm (August 16)
Take a Hike with the Naturalist (1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10-11 am until October 17)
Lindenwood Season End Hike (October 31, 10 am)
Allen County Trailblazers (Kick off at Metea County Park, Sept. 6, 2 pm)
Needle Felting Classes (10/3 and 11/7)
Down on the Farm (September classes)
Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival (Sept. 18 & 19)
Christmas on the Farm (Dec. 5)
Outdoor Yoga on the Farm (Sept. 7)

 

On-Going

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Wild Walkers Welcome 2015
2nd & 4th Fridays 

Share your knowledge of nature as you explore some of northeast Indiana’s finest outdoor areas in this nature-oriented group. 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. Join us for our first walk of the New Year on Friday, January 9 at 8:30 a.m. at Salomon Farm Park Learning Center (817 W. Dupont Rd., east of Lima Rd., west of Coldwater Rd.). We will have the 2015 hiking schedules available. Please RSVP to Amy Hicks before 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 8 at 427-6005 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may download the 2015 WIld Walker Schedule now!
 


Lindenwood Nature Preserve

Lindenwood Field Trips

Lindenwood Nature Preserve is a 110-acre wooded park, featuring four hiking trails of varying lengths (one is
wheelchair and stroller accessible). Take an educational journey with our Naturalist, do a pond study, and/or roast a hot dog around the campfire.

Venue(s): Lindenwood Nature Park
Contact: Amy Hicks, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (260) 427-6005; fortwayneparks.org
Fees: $2 per student/hour. Teachers, parents and chaperones are free
Grades Offered: Pre-K to Adult Programs
Length: 1-2 hours
Lunch Space: Yes
Bus Parking: Yes
Maximum Group Size: 40
 

Salomon Farm Park

Salomon Farm Park Field Trips

Salomon Farm Park is a 170-acre park that offers a glimpse of life on the farm! Your students can enjoy hands-on time with animals, while learning about composting, gardening and farming life back in the old days. A wagon ride is available upon request. If you have a specific area of interest on the farm it can also be worked into the tour, too.

Venue(s): Salomon Farm Park
Contact: Amy Hicks, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (260) 427-6005; fortwayneparks.org
Fees: $3 per student/hour. Teachers, parents and chaperones are free
Grades Offered: Pre-K to Adult Programs
Length: 1-2 hours
Lunch Space: Yes
Bus Parking: Yes
Maximum Group Size: 100

 

Nature Programs at Other Fort Wayne Parks!
Our Naturalists will meet you and your group for field trip and outings at other area parks too! Want to explore Franke Park or Buckner Park? Let us know which park you would like to explore and we’ll see what we can do!

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