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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

Wild Wednesday: Peculiar Pine Cones September 28, 2016 Naturalist Lab

What happens when a pine cone is wet? What happens when it is hot and dry? Perform some pine cone experiments and find out what pine cones are able to do and why at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab. …


Get to know the Southern Leopard Frog September 15, 2016

One of the coolest amphibians around has to be the Southern Leopard Frog. Awesome to look at for its bright, spotted skin, long, pointy face and quick, powerful jump, the leopard frog is one of the…

Posted By: Nikki Panos
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