Explore your world with this free outdoor program! Each month, we’ll provide themed activities that get the whole family involved in scientific exploration and observation. These activities are outlined in an Adventure Plan that you can pick up at various locations or print at home. When your fellow adventurers are ready, head out into nature to play!
Adventure: Backyard Naturalist
Have you ever found yourself watching a bird or noticing how beautiful a flower is? This appreciation and curiosity towards nature is the first step to becoming a Backyard Naturalist. Create a journal, start your research and earn a Backyard Naturalist button during this Nature Play!
Location: F.W. Kent Park 2048 Hwy 6 NW Oxford, Iowa 52322
Suggested area: Twin Fawn picnic area
Hours: Sunrise to 10 pm
Adventure Plan: Download your copy below! You can also pick up a printed plan at the Guest Welcome Center in Coral Ridge Mall (Friday and Saturday from 12-7pm, and Sunday from 12-6pm) or the administration building in Kent Park (Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm)