Childrens' Forest of Central Oregon

Discover Nature Days

Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events throughout Central Oregon that connect children and families to the wonder of nature.  Events are held at community parks and feature unique nature-based themes that encourage exploration and play.

“This was my son’s first Discover Nature Day event and he loved it!  Thank you for doing these.  It’s a great way for kids to understand the outdoors.”  -Prineville Parent

This Season’s Offerings

Bend Events (Tuesdays, 10-11am)

July 10:  Wildlife Tracking at Rockridge Park

July 17:  Special Ops Survivors at Hillside Park

July 24:  Life in Cold Blood at Stone Creek Park

July 31:  Buzz about Bees at Ponderosa Park

August 7:  Predators and Prey at Hollygrape Park

August 14:  Watery Wonders at Shevlin Park

Madras Events (Saturdays, 10-11:30am)

June 23:  Riparian Zones at 7th Street Park

July 21:  Beautiful Butterflies at Bean Park

Prineville Events (Saturdays, 10-11:30am)

July 7:  Fantastic Flowers at Ochoco Creek Park

August 4:  Rad Reptiles at Library Park