Learn interesting facts on the trails and discover fun activities to do as you hike! Stop by the Rowe Visitor Center and ask the Front Desk Naturalist for more information.
Young explorers can test their navigation skills on a quest to locate hidden treasures. Using clues, search for watertight containers containing stamps and a logbook. Available April 1-November 1.
Mashburn Family Discovery Trail
This trail is a .72-mile loop that is stroller and wheelchair accessible. You’ll observe plants and animals in their native habitats guided by interactive displays. If you leave with more questions and insights than when you came, nature has inspired you!
Parent Resource Page
Parents, visit our Parent Resource Page and discover fun activity ideas to help your child experience and enjoy the natural world. There’s also a suggested reading list.
Self-Guided Trail Brochures
|History Hike brochure (PDF)||Edge Trail brochure (PDF)|
|Geology Trail brochure (PDF)||Boulder Walk brochure (PDF)|
|Tree ID Summer brochure (PDF)||Tree ID Winter brochure (PDF)|
|Be a Squirrel Scientist (PDF)|
Children's Adventure Pack
Requires a “deposit” of membership card, driver’s license or keys.
Binoculars, Magnifying Glass, Compass, Bug Boxes
May be borrowed from the Front Desk Naturalist. Requires a “deposit” of membership card, driver’s license or keys.
Fish and Turtle Feeding at Powel Crosley Lake
From April 1-October 31, purchase a small amount of fish and turtle food for 25 cents at the Rowe Visitor Center. One handful of food per family. For the health of the animals and the lake, no other food is allowed. Feeding permitted only at Powel Crosley Lake.
Stop by the front desk any time of the year to receive your mission. When you’ve finished your sheet, return for a prize.
Seasonal Bloom Information
Check out the wildflower tubes located outside the front doors of the Rowe Visitor Center and visit the display boards inside to see what flowers are in bloom.