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***** Lewis Morris County Park ***** SATURDAY, MAY 21 AND SUNDAY, MAY 22  - AN EVENT WILL BE USING THE TRAILS AND SUNRISE LAKE AREA FROM 9:00AM-2:00PM. PLEASE EXPECT THIS AREA OF THE PARK TO BE VERY ACTIVE.

***** Lewis Morris County Park ***** SATURDAY, MAY 21 AND SUNDAY, MAY 22  - AN EVENT WILL BE USING THE TRAILS AND SUNRISE LAKE AREA FROM 9:00AM-2:00PM. PLEASE EXPECT THIS AREA OF THE PARK TO BE VERY ACTIVE.

May 2022

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Keys to Trees 1 –2 pm
Keys to Trees 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Garden Sprouts 10 –11 am
Alien Invaders! 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Early Morning Bird Walk 8 –9 :30 am
Foxes and Coyotes 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Birding by Ear 8 –10 am
Toddler Trek 10 –10 :45 am
Toddler Trek 3 :45 –4 :30 pm
Toddler Trek 10 –10 :45 am
Born to be Shorn 10 –3 pm
Wetland Weirdos 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Garden Sprouts 10 –11 am
Awesome Animal Artists 4 –4 :45 pm
Early Morning Bird Walk 8 –9 :30 am
Wild Animal Experts 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Plant Science Merit Badge 12 :30 –4 pm
Terrific Turtles! 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Toddler Trek 10 –10 :45 am
Toddler Trek 3 :45 –4 :30 pm
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Garden Sprouts 10 –11 am
Keys to Trees 1 –2 pm
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Early Morning Bird Walk 8 –9 :30 am
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Piglet Weigh In! 10 –3 pm

May 2022 Events

Monday, April 4 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Plant of the Month Club

Ages 6 - 12. April 4: Swinging Vines - Climbers or clamberers, vines are some of the most interesting plants...

Wednesday, April 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Sprouts

 Ages 3 - 5 with an adult.Wednesday, April 6: Daffy Down Dilly - One of the best signs of...

Wednesday, April 6 : 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Ages 5 - 10.Learn to draw a NJ native animal and create your own masterpiece in this virtual program!  Guess...

Wednesday, April 13 : 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Toddler Trek

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.April 13: Earth Day - Every year in April, we celebrate the Earth and...

Wednesday, April 13 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

What’s In Bloom Tour

Adults.April 13 at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, May 18 at Willowwood Arboretum and June 15 at Bamoboo Brook Outdoor Education Center.Explore the gardens...

Wednesday, April 13 : 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Toddler Trek

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.April 13: Earth Day - Every year in April, we celebrate the Earth and...

Thursday, April 14 : 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Toddler Trek

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.April 14: Move Like the Animals - How do different animals move through nature?...

Thursday, April 14 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre-K Nature on the Farm

Ages 2 - 4 with an adult.Families with pre-K aged kids will take a walk on the trails and around the...

Saturday, April 16 : 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Forest Bathing with Rich Collins, ANFT Guide

Adults. Saturday, April 16 & Saturday, June 18 at Bamboo Brook Environmental Education Center, 170 Longview Road, Chester Township, NJ 07931.Sunday,...

Thursday, April 21 : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Ask the Expert

Adults.Thursday, April 21: Champion Trees - Morris County Park Commission Plant Records Curator, Zinnia Cheetham, will talk about...

Tuesday, April 26 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Wetland Weirdos

Ages 6 & up with an adult. Be it frozen frogs, busy beavers or hunting herons, the creatures of the...

Friday, April 29 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Ages 6 - 10.After school is a great time to take a nature walk and discover new facts about New Jersey'...

Sunday, May 1 : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Photo Scavenger Hunt: The Nose Knows

All Ages.Grab your camera and follow your nose. Use your senses to find all kinds of scents and smells...

Sunday, May 1 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Keys to Trees

Ages 9  & up.Discover the tricks to identifying common trees found in the Great Swamp using their leaves and...

Sunday, May 1 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tree Identification for Adults

Ages 18 & up.Curious about how botanists identify trees? Join a naturalist to learn how to use a dichotomous key ...

Monday, May 2 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Keys to Trees

Ages 9 & up.Discover the tricks to identifying common trees found around Pyramid Mountain using their leaves and branches. Head...

Wednesday, May 4 : 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Spring Migration Bird Walk, Forest Interior

Adults.Spring migration continues as we venture into the forest to search for migrants and breeding birds. We’ll...

Wednesday, May 4 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Alien Invaders!

Ages 9 & up.They may not fly around in UFOs and abduct cattle, but the aliens we have here in...

Thursday, May 5 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Floral Arranging with Supermarket Flowers for Teens

Ages 10 - 17.In this in-person class, young arrangers will create a centerpiece perfect for Mother's Day. Greens, container and...

Friday, May 6 : 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Little Farm Friends: Game Day!

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. It's play time for Pre-K kids! See what all the fun is about...

Saturday, May 7 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mother’s Day Gift Workshop: Soap Making

Ages 7 & up with an adult.Happy Mother’s Day! Adult and child pairs will create three bars of...

Saturday, May 7 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Spring in Full Swing Walk

Adults. Adults can enjoy some quiet time in the woods on this informative, guided nature walk. Find signs of...

Saturday, May 7 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Willows Mansion Grand Reopening!

All Ages. Come to The Willows Mansion grand re-opening! The Willows has been re-envisioned incorporating sights, sounds and smells...

Saturday, May 7 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mother’s Day Gift Workshop: Soap Making

Ages 7 & up with an adult.Happy Mother’s Day! Adult and child pairs will create three bars of...

Saturday, May 7 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Willows Mansion Grand Reopening!

All Ages. Come to The Willows Mansion grand re-opening! The Willows has been re-envisioned incorporating sights, sounds and smells...

Saturday, May 7 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Willows Mansion Grand Reopening!

All Ages. Come to The Willows Mansion grand re-opening! The Willows has been re-envisioned incorporating sights, sounds and smells...

Saturday, May 7 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Mother’s Day Gift Workshop: Soap Making

Ages 7 & up with an adult.Happy Mother’s Day! Adult and child pairs will create three bars of...

Sunday, May 8 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mother’s Day Stroll

All ages with an adult.Bring your mom out for a guided stroll led by a naturalist and enjoy the...

Monday, May 9 : 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Early Morning Bird Walk

Ages 18 & up.May is peak time for the arrival of colorful migrant birds to our area. Join a naturalist...

Tuesday, May 10 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Foxes and Coyotes

Ages 6 & up with an adult. Did you know we have three species of wild canines right here New...

Wednesday, May 11 : 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Birding by Ear

Adults.As more and more leaves cover the trees and understory of the forest, it becomes increasingly difficult to see...

Wednesday, May 11 : 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Walk with the State Director of The Nature Conservancy

Adults.Join State Director Barbara Brummer on a guided walk through the woods surrounding the Kay Center. Learn about and...

Thursday, May 12 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to Bird Song

Ages 10 & up.If you want to see the most birds on your spring bird walks, it's crucial to...

Saturday, May 14 : 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Birds Study Merit Badge Workshop

Scouts ages 11 & up.Learn all about the world of birds while completing your Bird Study Merit Badge. Use a...

Saturday, May 14 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Born to be Shorn

All Ages. It’s time for a haircut! Visit Fosterfields and watch master shearer, Margaret Quinn, demonstrate how...

Tuesday, May 17 : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Home School Hikers: Glacial Geology

Ages 9 & up with an adult.This program for older homeschoolers features a 2-3 mile hike on the rugged trails...

Tuesday, May 17 : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Home School Hikers: Glacial Geology

Ages 9 & up with an adult.This program for older homeschoolers features a 2-3 mile hike on the rugged trails...

Tuesday, May 17 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to Bird Song

Ages 10 & up.If you want to see the most birds on your spring bird walks, it's crucial to...

Sunday, May 22 : 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Plant Science Merit Badge

Scouts, ages 11 & up. Curious about how scientists study and work with plants? Attend our Merit Badge workshop and...

Monday, May 23 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Terrific Turtles!

Ages 5 & up with an adult.Come "shellebrate" World Turtle Day with us at the Great Swamp and learn about...

Tuesday, May 24 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids in the Wild: Finding Your Way

Ages  7 - 11.Get into the woods with like-minded kids to learn different outdoor skills while building confidence! In this...

Friday, May 27 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Birds’ Nest Challenge and Craft

Ages 5 & up.How hard is it to build a nest that is sturdy, comfortable and camouflaged? After examining real...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change