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What's Happening Right Now at the Nature Center!

Want to know what's going on at Cincinnati Nature Center these days? Check below and see updates before you come to visit!

Mayapple Trail at Long Branch Farm & Trails

Trails & Conservation

  • The Geology Trail's Fox Rock Steps are closed for repair May 21-25, 2018. Alternative routes are available. 
  • Far Ridge Trail now has a reroute that avoids the steps.
  • Members: Check out our new Mayapple Trail at Long Branch Farm &Trails.

Flower Board at the Rowe Visitor Center

Natural World

  • Our native non venomous snakes are visible during this mating season. We do not recommend handling snakes unless you are with a staff person.
  • The Pawpaw trees are budding.
  • Check out our flower board at the Rowe Visitor Center of the native plants that you can see around the property.
  • Migrating birds are still coming through such as the Red Breasted Grosbeak, Baltimore Oriole and many warblers.
  • Make sure you check your pets and yourself for ticks this season.

Facilities Updates

  • The water fountains at Schott Nature PlayScape and outside the Rowe Visitor Center are now all on for season.
  • The Fernwood bathrooms are now open.
  • The stream in Schott Nature PlayScape is now open. The Mudzone will be opening soon.
  • Our Parking lots will be periodically closed throughout the summer for repaving. Specific dates will be posted soon.

Volunteer Updates

  • Volunteers helped install new landscaping plants at the Center for Conservation on May 12.
  • Garlic Mustard is being pulled on Wednesday, May 16.
  • Our "Thursday Gang" will be working on fixing benches for the Rowe Visitor Center.