Outdoor Education's mission:
"To preserve the beauty of Fort Wayne's natural areas and parks; to promote outdoor recreation and education with classes and programs offered to the general public; provide events and programs designed to promote cultural enrichment."
Wild Eats Hike: Wild Edibles
Full Moon Hikes
Saturday Morning Hikes
A Walk in the Wetlands
Rhythm of the Woods
Lindenwood Nature Adventure
Youth Hike and Pond Study Adventure
Nature Story Time
Daddy Day Hike
Indiana Free Fishing Days in Fort Wayne Parks
Kids' Fishing Derby
Adult Cooking Classes
Little Roots Cooking Classes
Salomon Farmers' Market
The Hammer Heads
Draft Horse 101
Activities on our Riverfront! Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for additional information.
River, Set, Go!
Stargazing on the Riverfront
Chalk It Up
Join us on Facebook!
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
Wild Walkers 2020
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.
2020 Wild Walkers Schedule NOW available!
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. Check out the Lindenwood Nature Preserve for additional information.
Check out the Field Trip brochure!
Links to Nature Groups/Activities:
Franke Day Camp
Allen County Partnership for Water Quality
St. Joe River Watch Institute
Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District
Little River Wetlands Project
Environmental Education Association of Indiana
Mother Earth News
Flora & Fauna Brochures Available: