Floodplain Trail Closure: Fontenelle Forest’s Wetlands and Mink Trail at Neale Woods are closed due to flooding.

Floodplain Trail Closure: Fontenelle Forest’s Wetlands and Mink Trail at Neale Woods are closed due to flooding.

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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…

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upcoming events in the forest…

Homeschool Hikes

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 10:00 am
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Full Moon Hikes

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - July 19 @ 10:00 pm
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Land Stewardship Volunteer Work Days

July 20 @ 8:30 am - July 20 @ 11:30 am

National Moth Week Survey: Community Science Day

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - July 20 @ 10:00 pm

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