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.
CLOSURE JUNE 17: The entire Nature Center in Bellevue will be closed for a private event on June 17th, 2021.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: View our COVID-19 guidelines here.
WETLANDS: All wetlands trails are closed until May 2021 for flood recovery construction efforts. Get a current trail map and the most up-to-date information on flood recovery construction efforts here: https://rb.gy/bfgaai.
Member Fob Gate Access:
A.M.: Member Gate fob access begins at 6:30 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. (Nature Center opening).
P.M.: Member Gate fob access begins at 5:00 p.m. (Nature Center closing) and ends at 8:00 p.m.
News & Events
by Michelle Foss, Director of Resource Stewardship Fifty-one years ago, in response to continually escalating environmental degradation, a junior senator, congressman, and young activist held the first celebration of what would become Earth Day. During teach-ins at campuses across the country, environmental activism was elevated in the wake of major…
Fontenelle Forest Announces New Executive Director; Looks Forward to Strengthening Roots in Community
Fontenelle Forest is excited to announce that Matt Darling has been named its new Executive Director. Darling brings extensive nonprofit, leadership, donor services, and business experience to the executive director role, as well as a true passion for the natural world and the mission of Fontenelle Forest. As a long-time…