Wetlands Park with Kids
Wetlands Park is great for kids!
The Wetlands Park Nature Preserve has stroller-friendly paved and unpaved trails. These trails are for pedestrians only (no bikes, no dogs) to allow for better chances of wildlife viewing and to ensure the safety of our visitors.
Visiting With Kids brochure for suggestions for short routes with young ones.
Have Fun in the Park
Download our resources to help guide you and suggest activities along the way.
Wetlands Park is an outdoor classroom|
Learning opportunities abound for all ages!
Check out our kid-friendly Quick Facts sheets to learn more about some of the flora and fauna you are likely to see in the park. Each Quick Facts sheet includes a coloring page. You can even color them online!
More coming soon!
Use Technology to Learn
Check out the kid-friendly
Seek app by iNaturalist and earn badges while making identifications in Wetlands Park or even in your backyard. The app uses image recognition to tell you what plants and animals you are seeing. You are never too young to be a naturalist!
You can also post your Wetlands Park plant and animal pictures to iNaturalist and add them to the
Wetlands Park Nature Journal.
Join a Family-Friendly Program
Wetlands Park programs and events for kids and adults are currently suspended. As soon as we are able, our environmental education programs will resume. Listings will be shown on our
The Wetlands Park Nature Center Exhibit Gallery is currently closed.
Please follow us on social media for reopening dates. View a short video with views of the Exhibit Gallery below.
View a slideshow to learn more about the park!