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!
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
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
Embrace the cold
Rent snowshoes or lace up your snow boots and hike the trails tomorrow!
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.
Trail Closures: All Fontenelle Forest trails will be CLOSED from Monday, December 4 through Thursday, December 7 as we conduct our annual managed deer hunt.
Member Fob Gate Access Hours: Click here to see fob gate hours for 2023.
Acorn Acres will remain closed until late fall 2023 while undergoing a major experience improvement upgrade. Click here to learn more about the renovations.
Coronavirus Updates: Masks are now optional inside the Nature Center. View our full COVID-19 guidelines here.
article by Jim Beebe, Chief Ranger at Fontenelle Forest Fontenelle Forest strives to care for our native habitats which includes both plants and animals that live in them. One key animal that plays a role in sculpting the landscape is our largest herbivore, the white-tailed deer. This article looks at…