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Walk on the Wild Side

Come explore and learn more about the wild side of nature in the city with our fun, family friendly nature walks in Russ Pitman Park. Must register in advance. 

Select Saturdays at 10am

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Join us while we sneak up on lizards, peer into the trees for looks at birds, discover the latest blooms and their pollinators in our Pocket Prairie, spy on the secret life of animals that hide under logs, and investigate more seasonal nature surprises! Learn some tips to explore nature with your family in your own backyard or on your travels. This event is a family event for kids 4 and up with their parents or adult caregivers. Walks are 45 min – 1 hr long.

EVERYONE WHO ATTENDS MUST REGISTER FOR A SPOT, AND CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

Limit: 15 people total to allow for social distancing. Please bring your mask to wear when/if social distancing is not possible.

Days, Dates, and Times:

  • Saturday, October 2 at 10:00 am   REGISTER
  • Saturday, December 11 at 10:00 am   REGISTER
  • Saturday, February 12 at 10:00 am   REGISTER
  • Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 am   REGISTER

Cost: Family Level Members are FREE but must register as attendees, Nonmembers pay $5 / person for their registration

Location: meet us in front of the Center

Advance registration is required. This is not a drop off program. All children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.

Note: This program is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or due to changes in the status of the pandemic and corresponding city, county and state regulations.  

For cancellation, refund and other program policies, please read our FAQ for Classes and Camps.

Groups: If you would like us to lead a Walk on the Wild Side for your private group of 5 to 10 people on a different date, please contact us at 713.667.6550 to discuss possible arrangements.