ALNC UPDATES

OUR FACILITY REMAINS CLOSED TO VISITORS, BUT IS OPEN FOR PROGRAMS.*

We invite you out for a hike to explore the magic of the natural world, our trails are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

We ask that all staff and visitors follow our mask policy to help keep everyone safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Please stay tuned and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.

*Please note our facility’s date of reopen to the public is based on public health recommendations and other factors.

Trailside Backpack – Scouts

Enhance your scouts’ exploration of nature with our Trailside Backpack Program! ALNC offers four seasonally themed backpacks containing easy-to-understand Exploration Guides and a host of tools to help your troop investigate and discover. Backpack activities may be used with scouts of all ages. Our seasonal themes are Spring is in the Air (spring), Crawling Critters (summer), Amazing Adaptations (fall), and Snug in the Snow (winter).

Cost: $3 per backpack (multiple backpacks available for larger groups)

Drop-in hours are year-round Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm and Weekends
10am-2pm.  Backpacks are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so reservations are recommended.

Aldo Leopold Nature Center