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August 04, 2012
New Canaan Nature Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
$8, 2 and under free
Grab a picnic dinner and spread your blanket on the green and enjoy family friendly music. Kids participate in summer games, boogie with hula hoops, cool off in the sprinklers and explore the property. Ice cream, popsicles and other summer treats will be available.
Address: 144 Oenoke Ridge New Canaan , CT 06840
The New Canaan Nature Center features diverse habitats, including wet and dry meadows and woodlands, two ponds, dense thickets, an old orchard and a cattail marsh. Two miles of trails criss-cross the site that is one of the six largest tracks of open space in New Canaan. Trails and grounds are open from dawn to dusk and admission is free to the public. In addition to the natural trails, visitors are welcome to enjoy an arboretum and a variety of gardens including the Sally Waters Herb Garden, James L. Crider Memorial Bird and Butterfly Garden, the Swallen Wildflower Garden, and Susan B. Hanson Memorial Naturalists' Garden.
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