Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, this excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. Explore the spruce groves of Baltimore Woods and search [...]
Bring your family out on a snowshoeing adventure as we take a hike through the mysterious moonlit winter trails of Baltimore Woods. We’ll travel down to Phillips Cabin where we will be welcomed by a crackling fire, hot cocoa, and tantalizing tales told by Storyteller Zachary Smith. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. [...]
Every year citizen scientists help the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society in this joint effort to track bird species and populations, and you can help too! We’ll learn all about the Great Backyard Bird Count, show you how to participate, and go for a short bird walk to practice before the big weekend. Program for adults. [...]
Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Program for adults. $20 per couple for members; $30 per couple for public. Our program is sold [...]
Come join us at Baltimore Woods for an introductory workshop on everything a beginner needs to know about snowshoeing. Participants will learn some history about snowshoes, how to use them, and take an optional walk through our woods to practice techniques. Snowshoes provided, or bring your own! Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for [...]
Mammals are the best at winter living! This six-week series will explore the lives of winter mammals through crafts, stories, games, and imaginative play. Be sure to visit our website for all the details including weekly themes. This six-week series will meet on Wednesdays, Jan 9-Feb 13. Program for children ages 3-5. Children must be [...]
Come out and stretch your winter weary legs on the trails of Baltimore Woods! Learn how to identify animal tracks and decipher the stories left behind. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for Animal Tracking Snowshoe Hike!
Ever wish you could identify trees in winter? It is not as difficult as one might think. This winter walk will teach you the three Bs of winter trees - bark, buds, and branching - to help you recognize old forest friends even when their leaves are long gone. Program for adults. $6 for members; [...]