Lindenwood (OPEN year around!)
Hurshtown Reserovir (Opens for the season on May 1)
Hikes, Bikes & Birds (March 4, April 8, May 6)
Lawton Skate Park Clean Ups (2nd Sunday of every month)
Whimsical Winter Hikes and Bonfire Socials (1st & 3rd Fridays, Jan.-Feb.)
Parks on Tap! (March 29/April 21)
Winter Walks at the Farm (Feb. 25)
Riverfront Clean Ups (Montly)
Hiking with Your Hound (Feb. 14, March 14)
The Buzz about Bees (March/April classes)
Best in Snow! Mushing 101 Clinic (March 10)
Riverfront Educational Series (Feb. 12, March 12, April 9)
Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration (May 18 & 19)
Blacksmithing for Women (May 12 & June 9)
Salomon Farm Volunteer Orientation (April 8 Animal Care/April 16 Garden Volunteer)
Animal Playdates (May)
Understanding Your Parks & Preserves (March 24)
Lindenwood Tree ID (April 15)
Saturday Sunrise Hikes (March/April)
Climbing Basics (April)
Water Plant Tours (Spring)
Storytime on the Riverfront (June-August)
Daddy Day Hike (June 16)
The Hammer Heads (June-July)
Kids' Fishing Derby (June 2)
Lindenwood Nature Camp (6/18-6/20)
Youth Naturalist Camp (6/25-6/27)
Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races (June 23)
Trek the Trails (May-August)
Nature Story Time (May 6)
The Buzz about Bees (March/April)
River Camp (7/30-8/3)
Salomon Farmin' Fun Day Camp (June/July)
Franke Park Day Camp (June/July)
Salomon Farmers' Market (June 6-September 5/Wednesdays from 4-7 pm)
For nature enthusiasts check out: the Spring Fun Times for additional details on the programs listed below:
Register on-line for programs/events
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We just created a new Facebook page just for the School Children's Flower and Vegetable Association program! Like our page today and learn more as the season progresses on growing vegetables, cut flowers, herbs and potted plants!
Wild Walkers pose for a group picture at Pokagon State Park. Photo credit: Steve Hague
2018 Wild Walkers
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
Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings
Lindenwood Field Trips
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Avenue
Nature has so much to teach us and there’s no better way to learn than to experience it firsthand. Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of environmental education field trip opportunities varying from one to two hour programs. For a complete list of programs, please see the Lindenwood Field Trip Program. Cost is $2/participant/hour; a minimum fee of $20.00 / $40.00 will be charged for 1-hour / 2-hour programs, respectively. Teachers, care givers, and adult chaperones are free-of-charge. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling Eden at 260.427.6008.
Check out the Field Trip brochure!
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.
Salomon Farm tours feature hands-on time with our animal friends and highlight composting, gardening and life on the farm in the old days. Wagon rides are available upon request for farm tours booked for 1½ hours or more. If you have a specific area of interest we will do our best to work it into the tour. Field trips are scheduled in 1-2 hour increments. Scheduling is subject to availability. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Eden at 260-427-6008. There is a charge of $3/hour/child. Teachers, care givers and adult chaperones are free. A minimum fee of $30/hour applies to all groups.