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)

Get Your Adventure Pack:

Download and print your Adventure Plan below! You can also pickup a free copy at the Guest Welcome Center near the food court in Coral Ridge Mall (Fri and Sat 12pm to 7pm, Sun 12pm to 6pm) or at the administration building at the entrance to Kent Park between the hours of 8am and 4pm.