Places to Go: Nature Fun in Winter

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Winter may be cold, but it is a great time to go outdoors! Get outside and see what the season has to offer.
 

Sorted by county, there's something for everyone this winter!

Allen County:
Metea Park:
 Join in a variety of hikes in the Allen County parks and stay active this winter season!
For more information, visit the site.

Boone County:
Zion Nature Center hosts plent of fun nature events! Make nature ornaments, learn about animal tracks, or join them for Campfire & Carols in December. In January, participate in Winter Break Nature Camp, or join the nature center to learn about snakes, mice, or birds of prey!
For more events and information, visit the event site.

Franklin County
Brookville Lake:
Join the fun at Brookville Lake for a First Day Hike on January 1st!
For more information, visit the events site here.

Hamilton County
Conner Prairie always has a lot going on! Visit the Gingerbread Village, have a meal with Santa, or check out their Letters Home: Holidays and the Civil War programming.
For more information, visit the event site.

Jackson County:
Muscatatuck NWR:
There is always something to do at Muscatatuck!
For more information, visit the event site here.

Marion County:
Eagle Creek Park offers lots of programming! Join in the park for raptor feeding or morning bird hikes this winter!
For more information check out Eagle Creek’s event calendar here.

Holliday Park: There is always lots to do at Holliday Park! Join them for a beastly brunch, create and decorate a snow globe, or meet a critter Mondays!
Find more information by visiting the event site here.

Indianapolis Zoo has great Saturday Science programs! Grab your family and come learn about what animals live in your backyard, polar bears, primates, and more! Or join the fun durning family overnight adventures!
For more information visit the program page here.
 
Porter County:
Shirley Heinze Land Trust 
has scheduled winter hikes after the new year! Find a date that works for you!
For more information, visit the site here.

Union County:
Whitewater Memorial State Park
is hosting a First Day Hike. Join them on January 1st!
For more information, visit the site.

Vanderburgh County:
Wesselman Woods Nature Center 
has a lot going on this winter! Check out bird banding programs, nature sleuthing or backyard wildlife habit workshops!
For more information, visit the site.

Vigo County:
Dobbs Park Nature Center in Terre Haute has lots of Saturday programming to get involved with our natural world. From learning about animals to craft time, find an event that works for you!
For more information visit the event site here.

Wayne County:
Cope Environmental Center has lots of programs and events for eveyrone! Join them to learn about "Families in the Forest" or any of their other programs! There are so many ways to explore our natural world; find what is your best fit!
For more information visit the events page here.