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.
Nature Center Closure: The Nature Center and surrounding trails will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2023. There are NO evening member fob gate hours. The trails at Neale Woods Nature Reserve, the Wetlands, Camp Logan and Camp Wa-Kon-Da will remain open.
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.
As a 110-year-old private nonprofit, we look forward to charting a new path under new leadership, guided by our long-time mission of inspiring current and future generations to care for the natural world. Fontenelle Forest is excited to announce that Tyler Irvine has been named its new Executive Director. Irvine…
article by Ell Kinsey, Raptor Care Specialist Next time your kids don’t want to see the doctor, remind them that even Fontenelle Forest’s raptors have to brave their back-to-school physicals. In early August, the raptor team buckled down to give each bird a thorough exam. This article provides a behind-the-scenes…