Wildwood Nature Center

NOTICE:

The Wildwood Nature Center building is open to those registered for in-person programs at the location, but closed to the general public. Please check our homepage for more information.


Explore Wildwood's grounds with a self-guided walk through our five-acre natural oasis and enjoy our two ponds, restored native prairie, and woodland walk.

Register for a class or a workshop, or simply enjoy the pond and prairie during each seasonal change. It’s all here for you to enjoy!

Wildwood Nature Center's Mission Statement

To provide environmental education, outreach programs and natural experiences for people of all ages; strive to increase biodiversity, stewardship and awareness of the natural world; and mentor and lead individuals to respect and appreciate local wildlife and the environment.

Amenities

At the Nature Center

  • Live Animal Displays
  • Interactive Exhibits
  • Birthday Parties
  • Nature and Environmental Programs for All Ages
  • Scout & School Programs
  • Nature Nook (environmental play room)

In the Park

  • Self-Guided Woodland Walk
  • Walking Paths
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Fishing Ponds
  • Campfire Pit (paid reservation required; call Wildwood to schedule your campfire event)
  • Restored Native Prairie
  • Rain Garden
  • Labyrinth
  • Human Sundial
  • Sam Biardo Prairie Observation Deck
  • Fishing Deck and Rock Landing Areas

Wildwood Party Packages

Looking for a ‘wild’ time? You can find it with a party at Wildwood Nature Center! The perfect location for your child's next birthday celebration.

Our fun nature and animal-inspired parties are a unique way to celebrate your next event both indoors and outdoors. Or, choose a party that is not only fun for your guests but also helps to support Wildwood Nature Center.

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Wildwood Nature Center