Habitat Hollow Closures: Habitat Hollow will be closed 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM from Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14.

Habitat Hollow Closures: Habitat Hollow will be closed 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM from Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14.

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EMBRACE THE RAIN

There are plenty of indoor activities at the Nature Center. Or, bring an umbrella and have the boardwalk or trails to yourself!

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EXPERIENCE THE QUIET WILD OF NATURE

Whether it’s your first time on the trails, or you’re an avid hiker, there is something new to experience every day and every season at Fontenelle Forest

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SNOW MUCH FUN IN THE FOREST

See the Forest from a whole new perspective when it’s blanketed in snow, or enjoy one of our many indoor activities at the Nature Center

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Embrace the cold

Rent snowshoes or lace up your snow boots and hike the trails tomorrow!

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The Quiet Wild of Nature

We at Fontenelle Forest are the active stewards of this land, and we promise to protect and restore it for future generations.

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Recent Updates

Acorn Acres Construction to Begin May 28

  After much anticipation, construction in Acorn Acres will begin on May 28 and is expected to open to the public this fall!  Acorn Acres – a half-acre natural playscape in the heart of Fontenelle Forest – is an outdoor experience that introduces visitors of all ages and comfort levels…

What’s the Buzz About Cicadas?

article by Hannah Miller, Naturalist Educator There’s cicada mania going on in the media right now – this year is a big year for cicadas, as two large groups of them will emerge at the same time in the Midwest! Cicadas spend most of their life as larvae (or grubs)…

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upcoming events in the forest…

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Native Plant Sale

June 15 @ 9:00 am - June 15 @ 12:00 pm

Stargazing Events at Neale Woods

June 15 @ 8:30 pm - June 15 @ 10:30 pm

Yoga at the Forest

June 16 @ 9:00 am - June 16 @ 10:00 am

Homeschool Hikes

June 19 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 10:00 am

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