Sleep, Stay, or Fly Away?

HUNTING CLOSURES: Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center and Willowwood Arboretum will be closed on Monday 12/5, Thursday 12/8, and Thursday 12/15 for firearm hunting by permit only. For full hunt schedule, please click here.

HUNTING CLOSURES: Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center and Willowwood Arboretum will be closed on Monday 12/5, Thursday 12/8, and Thursday 12/15 for firearm hunting by permit only. For full hunt schedule, please click here.

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, 472 Boonton Ave, Boonton, NJ 07005

Ages 6 and up.

Every animal must make a choice in the wintertime in order to survive: hibernate, migrate, or adapt. Discover what the wildlife of the Great Swamp does with a trail walk and activities.

Cost: $5 per person.

Contact: Preregistration is required. For more information, 973.635.6629.

Register here.

This event is happening on:

  • Monday, December 19 : 4 PM - 5 pm

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