313 Hudson Ave.
Tenafly, New Jersey 07670
Description: By the light of the full moon, teens and adults can take a two-hour, guided walk (approximately 1½ miles) along the trails. Participants will stop for a rest at the crossroads of the Purple and Allison Trails. This tranquil, meditative hike encourages reflection and connections with nature allowing hikers to experience the trails after dark.
Venue Description: The Tenafly Nature Center, which opened in 1961, is a 400-acre nature preserve in Bergen County dedicated to protecting its inhabitants and providing environmental education to the next generation. The center is open to the public, offering activities during every season. On its nature trails, visitors can hike, cross-country ski, and snowshoe, depending on the season. TNC's Pfister's Pond is available for ice-skating during the winter.
Visitors are welcome to bird-watch and observe the wildlife that inhabits the center's woodlands. TNC is home to more than 50 species of birds and a stopover for hundreds of others during spring and fall migrations. Red fox, white-tailed deer, chipmunks, frogs, toads, salamanders, and snakes are also common sights, along with a variety of other flora and fauna.
More than 1,100 groups of children visit TNC each year. The center plans a variety of public programs, including Summer Nature Day Camp for students in pre-K through eighth grade, Seasonal Scavenger Hunt for children 4 years and older and their parents, Family Nature Walks, and more. TNC also offers after-school programs and educational programs for schools, home schools, and scouts; professional development for teachers; and birthday party packages.
Tenafly Nature Center is located at 313 Hudson Ave. in Tenafly, NJ. Parking is available. No bikes or strollers are allowed beyond the parking lot. TNC is open weekdays 9am-5pm and weekends 11am-4pm; trails are open daily from dawn to dusk. Registration is required for most programs. For more information, call 201-568-6093 or visit tenaflynaturecenter.org.
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