171 acres with outdoor classroom and four miles of trails with an interpretive trail system consisting of 28 learning stations. Mostly wooded with several vernal pools, pond and large field.Read More
Situated on 171 acres and over four miles of trails, the Discovery Zone promotes outdoor exploration and learning in a fun, hands-on environment.
An outdoor learning center that offers science, history and nature programs for schools, families and individuals. 28 learning stations and self-directed scavenger hunt focus on "How People and Animals use the land, past and present." The interactive scavenger hunt is like an "I Spy" game for the outdoors that comes alive to heighten visitors' awareness and observational skills while having fun. Visitors' search for frogs and salamnders in vernal pools, charcoal bits and arrowheads in Colonial quarries, kilns and Native American sites, look for mammal tracks in a sandpit and explore "life in a rotton log."
Tour time: 1-2 hours
Other amenities: dining nearby, parking, printed guides, self-guided tours
Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Bus Parking, Groups Welcome, Pet Friendly
Dates of Operation: Year-round,