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HUNTING CLOSURES -  Lewis Morris County Park and Patriots’ Path from Sussex Avenue to Woodland Avenue will be closed Wednesday, 1/123/19 and Black River Facilities (Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook & Willowwood Arboretum) will be closed Thursday, 1/24/2019 for permitted firearem hunting.  For a full schedule click here. 

HUNTING CLOSURES -  Lewis Morris County Park and Patriots’ Path from Sussex Avenue to Woodland Avenue will be closed Wednesday, 1/123/19 and Black River Facilities (Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook & Willowwood Arboretum) will be closed Thursday, 1/24/2019 for permitted firearem hunting.  For a full schedule click here. 

January 2019

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Learn-To-Skate 9 –5 pm
Winter Bird Bingo 1 –2 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Crafty Critters 1 –2 pm
Junior Naturalists: Snow Birds 3 :45 –4 :45 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Nature Moves! 4 –5 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
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Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm

January 2019 Events

Wednesday, January 2 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, January 2 through Thursday, January 31 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt, ...

Wednesday, January 2 : 9:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: Expressions of Nature in Review

Wednesday, January 2 through Thursday, January 31 Gallery Exhibit: Expressions of Nature in ReviewEnjoy the works of the various talented artists...

Saturday, January 5 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Learn-To-Skate

Friday, January 4 through Thursday, February 28 Learn-To-SkateAll Ages. From beginners to advanced, develop your skating skills while having fun. For...

Saturday, January 5 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Eagle Watching Trip

Saturday, January 5 Eagle Watching TripAges 18 & Up. Join this group van outing into NY and PA to view majestic,...

Saturday, January 5 : 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Moderate Hike: New Year, New You

Saturday, January 5 Moderate Hike: New Year, New YouAges 10 & Up. Trek to Tripod Rock on the first Saturday of 2019,...

Saturday, January 5 : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Botanical Drawing for Beginners with Katy Lyness

Saturdays, January 5 through January 26 Botanical Drawing for Beginners with Katy LynessExpand your drawing skills, and learn to draw a...

Sunday, January 6 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trail Treasure Hunt

Sunday, January 6 Trail Treasure HuntAll Ages. Calling all treasure hunters! Enjoy a seasonal nature scavenger hunt where families work...

Sunday, January 6 : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day

Sunday, January 6 Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game DayShake that cabin fever. Play Garden-opoly, Plant Scrabble, life-sized Chess, and...

Sunday, January 6 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, January 6 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, January 7 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Winter Bird Bingo

Monday, January 7 Winter Bird BingoSeniors. Watch the winter residents at the feeder while learning their calls through an interactive...

Tuesday, January 8 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, January 8 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, January 8 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Frigid Fliers

Tuesday, January 8 Nature Tots & Tykes: Frigid FliersAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, and take...

Wednesday, January 9 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, January 9 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Wednesday, January 9 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Crafting with Pinecones

Wednesday, January 9 Crafting with PineconesAges 6 & Up. Relax indoors, and make a festive pinecone decoration while learning about New...

Thursday, January 10 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Arboretum Artists: Snowy Silhouettes

Thursday, January 10 Arboretum Artists: Snowy SilhouettesAges 8 - 12. Capture the beauty of leafless trees using a fun technique.Time: 4 p...

Sunday, January 13 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Eagle Watching Trip

Sunday, January 13 Eagle Watching TripAges 18 & Up. Join this group van outing into NY and PA to view majestic,...

Sunday, January 13 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, January 13 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, January 14 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Snow or No?

Monday, January 14 Nature Tots & Tykes: Snow or No?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Discover where snow comes from, and...

Monday, January 14 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, January 14 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Calling all budding young artists! Learn about and draw a new native NJ...

Tuesday, January 15 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, January 15 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, January 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Crafty Critters

Tuesday, January 15 Crafty CrittersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Learn about a new animal each month with a short walk,...

Tuesday, January 15 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Junior Naturalists: Snow Birds

Tuesday, January 15 Junior Naturalists: Snow BirdsAges 6 - 10. Observe the winter birds at the Great Swamp, practice using binoculars, and...

Wednesday, January 16 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Wednesday, January 16 Sprouts: Animal, Vegetable, MineralAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Discover what is alive and what is not, and...

Wednesday, January 16 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 16 through February 20   Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Enjoy discovering the wonders...

Wednesday, January 16 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Wednesday, January 16 Sprouts: Animal, Vegetable, MineralAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Discover what is alive and what is not, and...

Wednesday, January 16 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, January 16 through February 20   Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails of Pyramid Mountain with...

Thursday, January 17 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 17 through February 21 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails, and learn about the natural world...

Thursday, January 17 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Nature Moves!

Thursday, January 17 Nature Moves!Ages 5 & Up. Animals, plants, and even water have some amazing moves. Learn how water moves...

Saturday, January 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Winter Exploration Walk

Saturday, January 19 Winter Exploration WalkAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Discover the best kept secrets of nature in the wintertime....

Saturday, January 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, January 19 & Sunday, January 20Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, January 19 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, January 19 & Sunday, January 20 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, January 20 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, January 20 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, January 21 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* A Day Off with Nature: Survival Skills

*SOLD OUT*Monday, January 21 A Day Off with Nature: Survival SkillsGrades 1 - 4. Spend the day learning about how...

Tuesday, January 22 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, January 22 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, January 22 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, January 22 Pyramid MountaineersAdults. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountain while...

Wednesday, January 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Wednesday, January 23 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements that represent plants and...

Wednesday, January 23 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Our Home Biome

Wednesday, January 23 Home School Days: Our Home BiomeGrades 1 - 4. Explore local forests, and discover their diverse soils and plants....

Wednesday, January 23 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Wednesday, January 23 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements that represent plants and...

Wednesday, January 23 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, January 23 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Friday, January 25 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Experiencing the Dark Woods

Friday, January 25 Outdoor Skills: Experiencing the Dark WoodsAges 10 - 15. Learn skills to increase your comfort level in the dark,...

Saturday, January 26 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm

Saturday, January 26 Outdoor Skills: Keeping WarmAges 10 - 15. Learn ways to stay warm in harsh temperatures, from clothing to shelters....

Saturday, January 26 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, January 26 & Sunday, January 27 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, January 26 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, January 26 & Sunday, January 27 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, January 27 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* Cooking Demonstration: Winter Food to Warm Your Heart and Hearth

*SOLD OUT*Sunday, January 27 Cooking Demonstration: Winter Food to Warm Your Heart and HearthSpend a winter afternoon with Chef...

Sunday, January 27 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, January 27 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, January 28 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Frigid Flyers

Monday, January 28 Nature Tots & Tykes: Frigid FlyersAges 2 - 5 with an adult. While some birds fly south for the...

Monday, January 28 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, January 28 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing and scientific facts about New Jersey...

Tuesday, January 29 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, January 29 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, January 29 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Owls

Tuesday, January 29 Family Science Day: OwlsAll Ages with an adult. Learn about owls while rotating through hands-on activity stations...

Tuesday, January 29 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Junior Naturalists: Frozen Forests

Tuesday, January 29 Junior Naturalists: Frozen ForestsAges 6 - 10. Learn how cold temperatures affect the animals of the forest, and construct...

Wednesday, January 30 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Invent a Plant

Wednesday, January 30 Sprouts: Invent a PlantAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Learn about the basic parts of plants in all...

Wednesday, January 30 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Invent a Plant

Wednesday, January 30 Sprouts: Invent a PlantAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Learn about the basic parts of plants in all...

Wednesday, January 30 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: Creatures of the Night

Wednesday, January 30 Home School Adventures: Creatures of the NightAges 5 & Up. Learn about the adaptations of nocturnal animals by...

Wednesday, January 30 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Science and Nature: Water Wonders

Wednesday, January 30 Science and Nature: Water WondersAges 5 - 10. Learn how to observe and study different parts of the natural...

Wednesday, January 30 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Experiencing the Dark Woods

Wednesday, January 30 Outdoor Skills: Experiencing the Dark WoodsAges 10 - 15. Learn skills to increase your comfort level in the dark,...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change