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Welcome to Ballard Nature Center.
A place for outdoor fun and education for the whole family.

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• Miles of walking trails (or running trails for the more energetic)
• Handicapped –accessible trails, pavilions and fishing pier
• A Kids’ Fishing Pond
• Large pavilions with picnic tables, electricity, and running water
• Natural communities: woodlands, prairies, wetlands and

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• Exhibit room with interactive displays and a bird watching
• Large lower level meeting room, available for rental
• Library, containing scientific publications, children’s books,
  videos and photo journals (non-lending)

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• Interpretive signs punctuate the trails
• Naturalists – educators offer tours and presentations
• Arching wooden bridge spans a flowing stream
• Imaginary troll lurks beneath a woodland bridge

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Trails: Open daily from dawn till dusk.

Visitor Center:

Summer Hours (April - October)
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Winter Hours (November - March)
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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