Nature Explorers

Join a Parks Naturalist for fun in the outdoors with these relaxed and playful nature programs!

Explore tall prairie grasses, dip into a marsh, or trek through the forest. Our Nature Explorers programs offer a wide range of play based outdoor experiences. Nature Explorers is geared towards children ages 5 - 6. Younger siblings may join but must have a care giver present.

More Program Details

Nature Explorers is free for all Washtenaw County residents.

These programs are open to kids 5 and up. Some programs may have an age limit for reasons of safety and physical ability, and this is noted in the program description.

Each program is approximately 1 hour long. Programs will be held outdoors-please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, weather appropriate clothing, and sturdy shoes.

Vehicle Entry Fee

A vehicle entry fee is required for programs at Independence Lake County Park and Rolling Hills County Park. Yearly passes are available for purchase.

Please be sure to check our calendar for current programs: Programs and Events Calendar.


Pre-registration is required for participation in these programs. Space is limited! We will accept 15 children per program.  Online registration is provided for your convenience.

Nature & History Homepage

  1. Kelsey Dehring

    Park Naturalist
    Phone: 734-971-6337, ext. 330

  2. Shawn Severance

    Park Naturalist
    Phone: 734-971-6337, ext. 335