Skip to main content

Free Family Weekend Walks at the Washington Park Arboretum

Calendar/Event Details

Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk. During this free public tour, we will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children (2-12 years old) and their caregivers.

Tour groups gather in front of the Graham Visitors Center at 12:45pm to start our tour at 1pm, 2nd and 4th Saturdays February-November.

Free Family Weekend Walks are provided to families on a first come first served basis; the first 30 people to check in with the instructor between 12:45-1pm the day of the walk will join us!

Free, no preregistration necessary.

Dates and Themes:

September: Migrate? You’re Great!

Monthly Description:   Let's use those eagle-eyes! Join us at the Arboretum to scan the skies, watch the water, and peep past the plants in search of feathered friends. We'll learn about where birds migrate in Fall and how they accomplish such epic journeys. 

  • September 8th
  • September 22nd

October: A Coat of Many Colors: Maybe it’s Maple Leaves

Monthly description: Those colors! Maples are beloved around the world for their Autumn beauty. Join us as we learn about why the leaves change and how plants prepare for the cold weather ahead. 

  • October 13th 
  • October 27th

November: Super Senses

Monthly description: The natural world is exploding with perceptual possibilities! Today, we will channel the super senses of our local wildlife to explore, play, and learn in the Washington Park Arboretum.

November 10th

Event Details