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Walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in Our Big Backyard or explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the 100-year-old forest. While focusing on ages 3 - 7, ever-changing, hands-on programming provides the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Tremendous Trees October 4, 2015 Dragonfly Theatre

October 3 & 4 Investigate what makes trees so tremendous and wrap up with a Bob Ross-style "happy tree" watercolor creation. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. Dragonfly Theatre. …

Envirocaching October 10, 2015


Ask a Naturalist: What is a paw paw tree? September 30, 2015

We are so lucky here to have a forest of old, majestic trees in Fort Wild, our outdoor play area. I can’t name every single tree we have in the area but some common ones you might see include pine,…

Posted By: Leslie Wilhoit
Spotlight on the spadefoot August 25, 2015
Posted By: Nikki Panos
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