Explore the Park
Our is home to many exciting classes & programs, animals (including staff) and more. Make sure to stop by and say hi on your next visit!
Stroll around the and enjoy our selection of grasses, flowers and shrubs. We also have a some great trails around the lake and along the . Check out Turtle Bay, a few sculptures and our Beaver Lodge on your hike too!
Another site you don't want to miss is our manmade - a unique place to take a stroll or snap some photographs. Located just east of the waterfall, the is actively undergoing ecological restoration. Check it out (especially in June, July and August), for species such as compass plant, bee balm and Indian grass. Another organic garden, named the Heritage Garden, is where we grow typical crops which we then harvest and donate to the local food pantry. See where your food comes from!
The south side of Lake Katherine is planted with a variety of native and non-native trees; the is full of different species ranging from sweet gum to native oaks to beeches. Our (west of the lake) is comprised of wetlands, the schoolhouse arch, a salamander mound, a spider maze and more. Don't miss the exciting coming additions to this area!
We also offer a variety of fun - during all seasons of the year! Get outside and come play! Take a look at our for a list of native plant and animal species you can see at Lake Katherine's grounds too.
To print your own map of the grounds and trails