at Oak Ridge Prairie

Oak Ridge Prairie Fall

Woodcock Watch

 Wednesday, March 25 (Rain Date Wednesday, April 1 7:15 PM)

Known for their spectacular flight and distinctive call, the American Woodcock is recognized as one of the earliest signs of spring! Join us at dusk at Oak Ridge Prairie and usher in spring with American Woodcock. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually.

Quest for Croakers

 Friday, April 10 2:30-3:30 PM

Do you know about frogs and toads? Where do you think they live? Join us as we go on a quest for frogs and toads to celebrate National Frog month. Please dress for weather, as trails will be wet this time of year. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually.

Bugs, Sunset and S’more 

 Wednesday, July 29 from 7:30-9 PM 

 $5 per person

Explore the prairie searching for some of the smaller residents of the park. Bug nets will provided. Enjoy the sun setting on the prairie. Afterwards, you can roast a marshmallow or make your own s’mores. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families.

Sunset Hike

Friday, August 7 from 7-8:15 PM

Enjoy a guided hike as the sun sets at Oak Ridge Prairie. Gate fee applies. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families.

Check out our calendar to see what other Nature & Hikes programs are going on around the Lake County Parks!

Check out our calendar to see what other Nature & Hikes programs are going on around the Lake County Parks!