Nature Center Open Houses
Come visit the Nature Center! During Open Houses the Nature Center will be open for guests to come inside and learn about local wildlife, the Jones story, and speak with staff about trails and available programs.
Saturday, August 21, 9am-3pm
Saturday, September 25, 9am-3pm
Saturday, October 16, 9am-3pm
Saturday, November 20, 9am-3pm
Saturday, December 18, 9am-3pm
Monarch Butterfly Festival
Saturday, September 18
Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am
Session 2: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Session 3: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Registration is required for all participants ages 3 and up. All ages welcome!
Haunted Family Campout
Saturday, October 9 - 10, 4:00pm - 9:00am
Get your tents, sleeping bags, and sense of adventure ready, because ghosts, goblins, and goodies are lurking in the woods of the Bob Jones Nature Center for our Haunted Family Campout! Whether you and your family are new to camping or simply need another reason to sleep under the stars, the Haunted Family Campout is a great way to get outdoors and reconnect with nature.
Come hike with us! Community Hikes are led by Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve (BJNCP) staff. Hikes are designed to teach participants about local wildlife and BJNCP trails. Community Hikes are suitable for guests of all ages and hiking experience. Please note, we will be walking on uneven terrain and hikes will range from 1-2 miles.
Registration is required for all hikers. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
August 7 - Lake Hike
November 20 - Lake Hike