Did you know that spending just 30 minutes outdoors each week can reduce your risk of depression and high blood pressure by nearly 10%. Get your weekly dose of Vitamin N (nature!) with any of these hikes! Or just come out and explore on your own.
Afterschool in the Woods:Eight-legged Wonders
Thursday, October 22, 4-5PM
Nature is amazing and there’s so much to learn! Join us each month as we discover something new about nature together! PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Ages 5 and up
Saturday, November 7, 5-6:30PM
Enjoy as we explore the woods while listening and calling for owls. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
i spy young naturalists
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Monday, November 9, 9:30-11:30AM
$5 per child with caregiver
Foster that natural curiosity in your little one by venturing outdoors to ‘spy’ what’s happening at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve. Each session will include story, craft, snack and plenty of outdoor exploration. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Unless otherwise noted, programs are free but donations are always appreciated. Homeschool, scouts and other groups are welcome to attend, but each family within a group must must register individually.
Call Gibson Woods at 219-844-3188 for more information or to register.
family Fall Nature Hike
Saturday, November 14, 10-11AM
Fall is a great time to get the family outside to enjoy the changing of seasons. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Check out our other Nature and Hike programs at our Lake County Park sites on our calendar!