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Spring Programs

Wonderful Wildflowers

Can you tell a trillium from a mayapple? Lindenwood will be awash with color this time of year. Join us for a fun and educational walk in the wildflowers.

Code                    Date        Day             Time

248100-S1            5/18       Sa           9-10 am

# Session/Fee: 1/FREE

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.

Los Flores Silvestres

¿Puedes distinguir un trillium de una mayapple? ¿Interesado en aprender qué son esas pequeñas flores en tu jardín? Si estás listo para aprender sobre las flores silvestres del bosque, ¡ven a esta caminata de primavera!

Llama a la Red de Servicios Linguisticos –

LSN al 426-6764 para registrarse.

Sabado 18/5       10:15-11:15 am

# Sessions/Fee: 1/Gratis

Ubicacion: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.

Mom and Me Hike & Craft

Quality time with Mom in the great outdoors makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. We’ll take a short hike then make a craft to give her on her special day. Ages 3-adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline: May 4. Min. 5. Max. 15.

Code                    Date      Day                      Time

248107-A1           5/12       Su           10 am-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 1/FREE

Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.

Full Moon Hikes

There’s nothing like hiking at night under a full moon. Join us for a special moonlit adventure and experience nature from a completely different perspective. We’ll meet in the parking lot at the entrance to the preserve and hike the Trail of Reflection for a scenic stop at the pond. Youth hike attendees must be accompanied by an adult. Registration deadlines: April 12 and May 10. Min 5. Max 25.

Code                     Date      Day         Time

Pink Moon – Youth hike

248008-S1            4/20       Sa           8-9 pm

Pink Moon – Adult Hike

248008-S2            4/20       Sa           9:15-10:15 pm

Flower Moon – Youth hike

248008-S3            5/18       Sa           8-9 pm

Flower Moon – Adult Hike

248008-S4            5/18       Sa           9:15-10:15 pm


Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.


Twinkle, twinkle little star! Lindenwood Nature Preserve is the perfect place for stargazing! From super moons to meteor showers come join us as we learn about the wonders of the night sky. You will be able to use a telescope to locate planets and constellations in our galaxy. There is no charge, however, registration is required for planning purposes. All ages are welcome. Registration deadlines: March 13, April 16 and May 16. 

Code                    Date      Day              Time

Full Moon

248001-R1           5/23       Th           9-10 pm


Location: Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.

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Always enjoy Maggie as the hike guide, very knowledgeable, personable, and so enthusiastic about her work.  Cheri


Field Trips

This is a great hands-on nature exploration-gives students a chance to see things in their habitat.-Amy F.

What a fun and educational time we had at the Harvest Moon Hike! The naturalist was able to connect with all age levels and make it fun not only for the kids but adults as well.  It was interactive and exciting to learn about the different animals at night, view the world through their senses and actually see some animals as well.  Thank you Maria.  Joelle R. 

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Lindenwood Guided Hikes & Field Trips

May – October 31

Let us plan a nature outing for your class or group. Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of hands-on environmental education opportunities perfect for class field trips, birthday parties or other group outings. For a complete list of programs/topics, please visit the Lindenwood page at fortwayneparks.org. The cost is $3/participant/hour with a minimum fee of $30 for a 1-hour program . Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Eden at 427-6008 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Is your business, club, or scout group looking for service hours? Lindenwood Nature Preserve has various volunteer opportunities such as trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, and small-scale construction projects. If your organization is ready to lend a hand contact Eden at 260-427-6008

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Wild Walkers 2024 

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. 

2024 Wild Walkers Schedule 

 For additional ways to "Plug-In To Nature" check out the following link:



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