Butterfly Dome Experience

Across from the Visitor Center

Kicking off at BugFest, this special new experience allows visitors to interact with butterflies in an onsite Butterfly Dome and (gently) handle them while learning about butterfly habitats. The Butterfly […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Autumn Plant Bingo

Visitor Center

Discover fall beauties across the Bernheim landscape as you work to score bingo on the On Your Own Challenge playing card. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at […]

Tree-Eats Along the Trail

Education Center

Join Wren Smith, Bernheim Interpretive Programs Manager, for an engaging forest foray. While the program focuses on trees that provide food and beverages for humans, less-known uses of trees in […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Nature’s Wonder of Changing Color

Education Center

The autumn trees are filled with red, orange, yellow and green! Pollywogs investigate seasonal changes by collecting leaves and making rubbings, playing in fresh leaf piles, creating foliage friends, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and play to encourage children (5 and under) and their families to learn about nature. Every […]

Quarter Moon Hike

Garden Pavilion

Quarter Moon Hikes include a trek through Bernheim’s holly collection, around Olmsted Ponds to the Earth Measure sculpture, and into the Big Prairie. Bernheim members $10; non-members $12 Ages 8 […]