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Trail Discovery Hike: Millennium Trail North Section

Education Center

Our amazing Volunteer Naturalists are ready to help you explore miles of Bernheim hiking trails and special areas. These longer guided hikes will introduce you to our wild and wondrous […]

Storytime Saturday

Edible Garden

Join your Bernheim pals in the Edible Garden for a morning of read-alouds, crafts, and garden exploration! These Storytimes will take place on the third Saturday of each month at […]

Event Series ECO Kids Discovery Days

ECO Kids Discovery Days

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. ECO Kids Discovery Days may include: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 […]

Wildflower Stroll: Mid-Season Woodland Beauties

Meet at Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to watch their transition from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll offers engaging stories that focus on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, uses, and history. Don’t overlook these mid-season bloomers—they could easily become your new favorites! Bernheim members $10; Non–members $15 Registration required by 4 […]

Full “Frog” Moon Hike

Garden Pavilion

Celebrate the night! Join Bernheim’s nocturnal naturalists for adventures from the dark side. We’ll take the time to marvel at the moon, ponder distant planets, and explore the mysteries beneath our feet on our portion of planet Earth. Spring nights provide glorious layers of sounds and stirrings of creatures large and small. Full Moon Hikes […]

Creatures of the Night: Wonders of Whip-poor-wills

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Spring is an opera, complete with throaty vocals, high-pitched vibratos, and an expert cast of creatures, each playing its part in this ancient drama. While each Creatures of the Night program focuses on specific creatures such as whip-poor-wills, frogs, or fireflies, plan to delight in the sights and sounds of many creatures as the wild […]

Wildflower Stroll: Wildflower Wisdom & Folklore

Meet at Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to watch their transition from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll offers engaging stories that focus on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, uses, and history. The stories hidden in wildflowers can illuminate history, mystery, ecological, and mythology. Join us to learn more. Bernheim members $10; […]

Event Series Forest Homeschool Hike

Forest Homeschool Hike

Meet at Silo Stage

Bernheim’s popular homeschool hikes are ready to help you and your young ones celebrate spring! Each month’s Forest Homeschool Hike includes a short lesson followed by a hike that brings the lesson to life. This school year, we’ll be offering opportunities for families of K-5 students and co-ops to join Bernheim educators for an afternoon […]

Event Series ECO Kids Discovery Days

ECO Kids Discovery Days

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. ECO Kids Discovery Days may include: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 […]

Skyscape Wonders: Sunlight to Starry Night

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Join Dan Price, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and a new member of Bernheim’s amazing core of Volunteer Naturalists for these exciting out-of-this-world experiences. Explore an enlightening dive into the Sun, and then float back up for a laser-guided exploration of Bernheim’s night sky, complemented by telescope observations and insights from our dedicated Volunteer Naturalists. Bernheim members $12; non-members $15 Registration required by 4 […]

First Sunday Nature Hikes: Birds, Bees, Flowers and Trees

Meet at Visitor Center

Join Bernheim Volunteer Naturalists for an explorative nature hike among the wildness at Bernheim on the first Sunday of each month. These hikes are aimed primarily at adults, but children 6 years […]