at Oak Ridge Prairie

Oak Ridge Prairie Fall

Tallgrass Prairie Hike

Thursday, September 6 and September 20 from 9:30-11 AM

The land looked so much different when the settlers first came to what is now Indiana. Take a hike and ‘travel back in time’ at Oak Ridge Prairie to enjoy the beauty of the tall grass prairie in autumn. This program is designed for adults.

Owl Prowl

Friday, October 19 from 6:30-7:30PM

Whooo’s in the woods? Find out as we spend a special evening venturing into the forest, while listening and calling for owls. This program is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Winter Solstice Almost Full Moon Hike and Campfire

Friday, December 21 from 6-7:30PM

Enjoy the shortest day of the year and the start of calendar winter with a guided hike by the almost full moon, followed by a campfire (with snacks) at Oak Ridge Prairie. Please dress for the weather. This program is designed for adults and there is a $5 fee for snacks.


Cookie Burner Hike 

Friday, December 28 from 10- 11:30 AM

Burn off those holiday calories with a hike around the prairie at Oak Ridge.  Please dress warmly. Program recommended for ages 8 and up.

BYO Shoe Hike

Monday, January 21 from 1:30-3 PM

 Explore the Oak Ridge Prairie trails in the winter with us with a guided snowshoe hike. Must bring your own snowshoes. If there is not enough snowshoeing, we will offer a traditional hike instead.  

Full Moon Hike 

Tuesday, Feburary 19 from 6:30-7:30 PM

Beat those winter weather blues and join us for a hike under the Full Snow Moon. Please dress warmly. Program recommended for ages 5 and up. 

Check out our calendar to see what other Nature & Hikes programs are going on around the Lake County Parks!