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Our Mission: To create a destination and educational resource that inspires exploration, appreciation, and preservation of the natural environment and local history.

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Schedule a Guided Hike
for your Group

Enjoy a guided nature hike through our 46-acre preserve led by one of our staff. Hikes last approximately one hour, can be customized for a topic of interest, and can be scheduled at a variety of times.

Contact us for more details and to schedule one of these special hikes.

School Groups - please see school programs offered at Autrey Mill.

FALL 2014 Guided Hikes
One of the best ways to enjoy Autrey Mill
is to take a Guided Hike!

For Fall 2014, Autrey Mill offers:

Family Hikes
Come join us for one of our NEW family-oriented nature hikes!
Each hike has a different theme and includes a guided exploration of the trails plus fun theme-related activities, often at stations along the trails.  

Ages 3 and above (children must be accompanied by and adult)
$5 for members, $7 for non-members.
This series of hikes is designed for family groups, but all are welcome!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, online registration below.
Please register at least 24 hours in advance of a hike.
Call our office
if interested in later registration to confirm availability.

Family Hike Series - Fall Schedule

Monday, September 1 (Labor Day)
Colors Hike
- We will make pigment from natural objects, then go on a color scavenger hunt through the trails and discuss the importance of animal markings by meeting two of our residents. Finally we will learn the importance of camouflage!

Saturday, September 20
Snail trail
- Join us in an experiment of speed. Who is faster . . . a snail, a slug, or a worm? We'll also have a (gummy) worm dissection and go on a hike searching for invertebrates. Register now

Thursday, October 9

Tracks and Trails
- Come help search out the animals in our own backyard by following tracks and trails. Additionally, we will learn about the web of life through a variety of games. Register now

Thursday, October 30
Eight Legged Hike
- Spiders, spiders everywhere! We'll hike and explore the world of spiders plus scavenge for the three different types of webs. Discover why spiders don't stick to their own webs! Register now

Saturday, November 22
Turkey Trails
- Join us on this hike to learn some the hundreds of sounds a turkey makes and what they mean! Register now

Thursday, December 4
Un-natural Trail
- Learn about everyday objects that come from plants. Then we will go on a scavenger hunt for unnatural objects! Finish with recycling game! Register now

Online Registration
Nature Hikes

Members $5, Non-members $7

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