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NATURE PROGRAMS & HIKES
November 18 - 22, 2017

Nature Center Hours
Monday through Friday   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Major holidays (except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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SATURDAY

10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
11:00 a.m. CHILDREN’S STORYTIME AND CRAFT - “WILD ABOUT TURKEYS” – Learn about Turkeys and make one to take home.
11:30 a.m. ORIENTEERING FOR BEGINNERS - Learn to use a map and compass to find your way.
1:00 p.m. THE POWER OF WATER AT BRAZOS BEND - Learn more about the importance of water and the impact of the floods at Brazos Bend.
1:30 p.m. GUIDED BIKE RIDE - Meet at the flag pole in front of the nature center for a 5 mile guided bike ride. Learn about the plants, animals and park history along the way. Suitable for all riders, bring your own bike.
3:00 p.m. SNAKES ALIVE - Learn more about these creatures and the role they play in the ecosystem.

SUNDAY

8:00 a.m. GUIDED BIRD WATCHING HIKE - Meet at the 40-Acre Lake rest rooms. Bring binoculars. All skill levels welcome.
10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
3:00 p.m. WILDLIFE VIEWING AT ELM LAKE - Meet the park ranger on the viewing platform in the Elm Lake picnic area and see what wildlife calls Elm Lake home.

MONDAY

1:00 p.m. POND LIFE PROGRAM - Meet at the observation tower on 40 Acre Lake to see what lurks beneath the surface of the pond.
3:00 p.m. SNAKE PROGRAM - Meet outside the nature center to learn more about the animal that people love to hate.

TUESDAY

3:00 p.m. ALLIGATORS, From the bottom to the top of the food chain – Meet outside the nature center to learn more about Brazos Bend’s most popular resident.

WEDNESDAY

11:00 a.m. ALL ABOUT ALLIGATORS HIKE – Meet at Elm Lake Restrooms for a 2 mile hike to learn more about Brazos Bend’s most popular resident. Bring drinking water.
2:00 p.m. WILDLIFE VIEWING AT ELM LAKE - Meet the park ranger on the viewing platform in the Elm Lake picnic area and see what wildlife calls Elm Lake home.

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Programs are free and will begin at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
All programs are posted one week in advance and are subject to change without notice.
ALL ARE WEATHER PERMITTING.


Updated: Nov 13, 2017