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NATURE PROGRAMS & HIKES
October 1 and 2, 2022

Nature Center Hours
Monday through Friday   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Major holidays (except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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SATURDAY

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. THE SILENCE OF NATURE - Do you want to enjoy the sounds of nature while walking in silence? This hike may not be silent, but the guide will be. Enjoy the sounds of Hoots Hollow Trail on this ½ mile hike. Meet at the 40 Acre Lake restrooms.
10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - Join us for 0.5-mile hike around our Creekfield Lake! Let's take a hike around our ½-mile paved trail and learn about some of the plants and animals that live there. This trail is paved and has shade but be prepared for some sun. Meet outside the nature center. Need to bring: Hats, sunscreen, water, and your camera!
11:00 a.m. STORYTIME AND CRAFTS: BATS! - Join us outside of the Nature Center to listen to a story about our nighttime friends, the bats! Learn about these awesome creatures and make your own bat puppet to take home.
11:00 a.m. ALL ABOUT ALLIGATORS! - Join us for a talk about our famous residents, the alligators! Did you know alligators have been around for 37 million years? Or that they hatch from eggs? Brazos Bend State Park is home to the American Alligator and while many people are afraid of them, they are actually incredible animals to see in person, at a safe distance of course!.
1:00 p.m. SNAKES! - Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes! Life is rough when most people are scared of you, but it doesn’t seem to faze most snakes here at Brazos Bend State Park! These cold-blooded reptiles are even cooler once you learn all about their amazing adaptations!

SUNDAY

8:00 a.m. GUIDED BIRD WATCHING HIKE - Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round! Meet at 8:00 a.m. in front of the 40-Acre Lake restrooms and go on a birding hike alongside park volunteer Jerry Carpenter. This trail is 1.2 miles long, relatively flat and graveled, and easily accessible for anyone that wants to join us! Don't forget to bring your binoculars, field guides, and your water!
10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - Join us for 0.5-mile hike around our Creekfield Lake! Let's take a hike around our ½-mile paved trail and learn about some of the plants and animals that live there. This trail is paved and has shade but be prepared for some sun. Meet outside the nature center. Need to bring: Hats, sunscreen, water, and your camera!
11:00 a.m. ALL ABOUT ALLIGATORS! - Join us for a talk about our famous residents, the alligators! Did you know alligators have been around for 37 million years? Or that they hatch from eggs? Brazos Bend State Park is home to the American Alligator and while many people are afraid of them, they are actually incredible animals to see in person, at a safe distance of course!.
1:00 p.m. SKINS AND SKULLS - Join us for a program about the adaptations of our residents! Learn about the unique adaptations the animals have at Brazos Bend and how they use them. Please meet at the Nature Center.

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Programs are free and take place at the Nature Center unless noted otherwise.
All programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
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Updated: Sep 30, 2022