Tyke Hikes
(18 months – 3 years)

Encourage your child’s curiosity about nature and spend time with them exploring outdoors!

Children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult companion, can join a naturalist for a story reading, a simple nature activity or craft, and a stroller-friendly hike on the beautiful Arboretum trails. Enjoy an interesting new nature experience each week with themes such as lizards, owls, and fungi!

Select Mondays at 9:30 am and 10:30 am

Cost per class: Free for Family Tree Members and above (please have member card on hand); $7 per child for nonmembers (younger siblings welcome).

No registration necessary, however admittance will be limited to 20 children per session. Pay at the door. We meet rain or shine! Please dress for the weather. Closed-toe shoes are best for the hikes.

Questions about Tyke Hikes? Email Laurie Hudson for more information.

Upcoming Hikes!


September 13, 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18

November 1, 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13

Is your child wild about nature? The Arboretum is the natural place to celebrate a birthday .