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The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will be conducting prescribed burns on Friday 2/21/2020 at Central Park of Morris County. There will be trail closures in these areas. For more information and maps of burn areas and trail closures, please click here. The dog park at Central Park of Morris County has reopened.

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will be conducting prescribed burns on Friday 2/21/2020 at Central Park of Morris County. There will be trail closures in these areas. For more information and maps of burn areas and trail closures, please click here. The dog park at Central Park of Morris County has reopened.

February 2020

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Wintering Reptiles 10 –11 am
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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Sprouts: I See Ice 10 –11 am
Sprouts: I See Ice 1 –2 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
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Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Tyke Hike: Owl Power 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Wintering Reptiles 4 :30 –5 :30 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Full Moon Hike: Moderate 4 :30 –7 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Sap to Syrup 10 –11 am
Sprouts: Love Grows 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Hearts and Flowers 4 –5 pm
Forest Valentine Search 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Weekend Family Walk 10 –11 am
Nature Detectives 1 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Feeding Frenzy 10 –11 am
Let’s Talk Perennials 1 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Leap Day Hike 1 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm

February 2020 Events

Saturday, February 1 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 1 through Saturday, February 29 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt, ...

Saturday, February 1 : 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: Photographs by Rob Cardillo

Saturday, February 1 through Saturday, February 29 Gallery Exhibit: Photographs by Rob CardilloExperience the idyllic vignettes created by photographer Rob Cardillo....

Saturday, February 1 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 1 & Sunday, February 2 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 1 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Blackburn Scholarship Lecture: The Art of Garden Photography

Saturday, February 1 Blackburn Scholarship Lecture: The Art of Garden PhotographyJoin professional garden photographer, Rob Cardillo as he illustrates the...

Saturday, February 1 : 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Hike to Lake Valhalla Overlook

Saturday, February 1 Hike to Lake Valhalla OverlookAges 8 & Up. Take an easy to moderate hike to the Lake Valhalla...

Sunday, February 2 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Eagle Watching Trip

Sunday, February 2 Eagle Watching TripAges 18 & Up. Join this van trip into NY and PA to view majestic, wintering...

Sunday, February 2 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Winter’s Day on the Farm

Sunday, February 2 A Winter’s Day on the FarmEnjoy this outdoor family adventure, and experience life on an...

Sunday, February 2 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 2 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary.Time: 1...

Monday, February 3 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, February 3 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month with...

Tuesday, February 4 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 4 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 4 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tyke Hike: Owl Power

Tuesday, February 4 Tyke Hike: Owl PowerAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, a nature walk, and...

Tuesday, February 4 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, February 4 Pyramid MountaineersActive Adults. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountains...

Wednesday, February 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, February 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Scarves, Hats, and Mittens

Wednesday, February 5 Sprouts: Scarves, Hats, and MittensAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Brrr…it’s cold outside! Discover...

Wednesday, February 5 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Scarves, Hats, and Mittens

Wednesday, February 5 Sprouts: Scarves, Hats, and MittensAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Brrr…it’s cold outside! Discover...

Wednesday, February 5 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Wednesday, February 5 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, February 5 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Wednesday, February 5 : 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Wintering Reptiles

Wednesday, February 5 Wintering ReptilesAges 3 - 8 with an Adult. Learn the ways different species of reptiles survive winter in New...

Thursday, February 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, February 6 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, February 6 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Arboretum Artists: Winter Watercolor

Thursday, February 6 Arboretum Artists: Winter WatercolorAges 8 - 12. Capture the beauty of the winter landscape using watercolor paints.Time: 4 p...

Saturday, February 8 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 8 & Sunday, February 9 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 9 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 8 & Sunday, February 9 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Orchids, Bromeliads & Ferns Our Favorite Epiphytes

Sunday, February 9  Orchids, Bromeliads & Ferns Our Favorite EpiphytesDiscover the world of air plants as you watch this...

Sunday, February 9 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 9  Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary. ...

Sunday, February 9 : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day

Sunday, February 9  Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game DayShake that cabin fever, and head out into the gardens....

Sunday, February 9 : 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Full Moon Hike: Moderate

Sunday, February 9  Full Moon Hike: ModerateAges 16 & Up. Hike to the Pyramid Mountain ridgeline to view the setting...

Monday, February 10 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Winter Birds Walk

Monday, February 10 Nature Tots & Tykes: Winter Birds WalkAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Listen to a bird story read...

Monday, February 10 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, February 10 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages with an Adult. Become a wildlife expert by learning interesting scientific facts about...

Tuesday, February 11 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 11 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sap to Syrup

Tuesday, February 11 Sap to SyrupAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Learn how we get that yummy maple syrup with a...

Wednesday, February 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, February 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Love Grows

Wednesday, February 12 Sprouts: Love GrowsAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the...

Wednesday, February 12 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Love Grows

Wednesday, February 12 Sprouts: Love GrowsAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the...

Wednesday, February 12 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, February 13 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, February 13 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, February 13 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Crafting with Pinecones

Thursday, February 13 Crafting with PineconesAges 6 & Up. Relax indoors and create a wildlife pinecone decoration while learning about New...

Thursday, February 13 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hearts and Flowers

Thursday, February 13 Hearts and FlowersAges 6 - 12. Create a Valentine’s Day floral arrangement perfect for giving or sharing....

Friday, February 14 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Forest Valentine Search

Friday, February 14 Forest Valentine SearchAll Ages with an Adult. The forest is showing its appreciation to all those that...

Saturday, February 15 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekend Family Walk

Saturday, February 15 Weekend Family WalkAll Ages with an Adult. Discover the unique animals and plants found on the trails....

Saturday, February 15 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 15 & Sunday, February 16 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Nature Detectives

Saturday, February 15 Nature DetectivesAges 7 & Up. Learn about the signs that animals leave behind as we search the trails...

Saturday, February 15 : 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Margaret Roach Nonstop Plants; A Garden for 365 Days

Saturday, February 15 Margaret Roach Nonstop Plants; A Garden for 365 DaysMargaret Roach has worked for more than 25 years to create...

Sunday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 15 & Sunday, February 16 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 16 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary.Time: 1...

Monday, February 17 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A Day Off with Nature: Fun in the Forest!

Monday, February 17 A Day Off with Nature: Fun in the Forest!Grades 1 - 4. Spend the day off from school getting...

Tuesday, February 18 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A Day Off with Nature: Winter Birds!

Tuesday, February 18 A Day Off with Nature: Winter Birds!Grades 1 - 4. Spend the day off from school learning all about...

Tuesday, February 18 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 18 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 18 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mini-Camp: Recipes for Adventure - Cooking on the Open Hearth

Tuesday, February 18 Mini-Camp: Recipes for Adventure - Cooking on the Open HearthAges 6 -14. Have a blast cooking a full...

Tuesday, February 18 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Creating Plants! - Seeds

Tuesday, February 18 Home School Days: Creating Plants! - SeedsAges 6 - 12. Become a botanist and discover the different techniques used...

Tuesday, February 18 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Crafting with Corks

Tuesday, February 18 Crafting with CorksAges 8 & Up. Bring wildlife indoors as you create your own animal from recycled corks...

Wednesday, February 19 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, February 19 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: We Heart Birds

Wednesday, February 19 Sprouts: We Heart BirdsAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. The birds are searching the Arboretum for a bite...

Wednesday, February 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: Animal Tracks

Wednesday, February 19 Home School Adventures: Animal TracksAges 5 & Up. While some animals are asleep during the winter, others are...

Wednesday, February 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: We Heart Birds

Wednesday, February 19 Sprouts: We Heart BirdsAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. The birds are searching the Arboretum for a bite...

Wednesday, February 19 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, January 15 through February 19 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Wednesday, February 19 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, February 19 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Thursday, February 20 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, February 20 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 16 through February 20 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, February 20 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Backyard Forestry: Managing Wildlife (Deer!) for Forests

Thursday, February 20 Backyard Forestry: Managing Wildlife (Deer!) for Forests The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is pleased to partner with...

Saturday, February 22 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 22 & Sunday, February 23 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Feeding Frenzy

Sunday, February 23 Feeding FrenzyAges 3 - 7 with an Adult. Join a naturalist in learning through games and activities about the...

Sunday, February 23 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 22 & Sunday, February 23 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 23 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 23 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary.Time: 1...

Sunday, February 23 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Let’s Talk Perennials

Sunday, February 23 Let’s Talk PerennialsAnn Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education and landscape designer for over 20 years, will...

Monday, February 24 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Who Goes There?

Monday, February 24 Nature Tots & Tykes: Who Goes There?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud and...

Tuesday, February 25 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 25 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 25 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Creating Plants! - Division

Tuesday, February 25 Home School Days: Creating Plants! - DivisionAges 6 - 12. Become a botanist and discover the different techniques used...

Tuesday, February 25 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Winter Birds

Tuesday, February 25 Family Science Day: Winter BirdsAll Ages with an Adult. Learn about winter birds while rotating through hands-on...

Wednesday, February 26 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Sweet as (Maple) Sugar

Wednesday, February 26 Sprouts: Sweet as (Maple) SugarAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. It’s that time again when the...

Wednesday, February 26 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Sweet as (Maple) Sugar

Wednesday, February 26 Sprouts: Sweet as (Maple) SugarAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. It’s that time again when the...

Wednesday, February 26 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Wednesday, February 26 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month with...

Wednesday, February 26 : 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm

Wednesday, February 26 Outdoor Skills: Keeping WarmAges 10 - 15. Satisfy your appetite for adventure and learn wilderness and survival skills. Learn...

Thursday, February 27 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Branches & Buds Walk

Thursday, February 27 Branches & Buds WalkAges 18 & Up. Join a naturalist on the trails and learn to recognize trees...

Thursday, February 27 : 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Make & Take Workshop: Soap with Herbs and Essentials Oils

Thursday, February 27 Make & Take Workshop: Soap with Herbs and Essentials OilsGet the scent of summer in your soap....

Friday, February 28 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate The Lorax

Friday, February 28 Celebrate The LoraxAges 5 & Up. Explore this classic environmental story together, role play, create a truffula tree,...

Saturday, February 29 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Leap Day Hike

Saturday, February 29 Leap Day HikeAges 5 & Up. Take advantage of the extra day this year by spending it outside....

Saturday, February 29 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 29 & Sunday, March 1 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change