Preschool Hikes

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Take a moment to find the magic of nature with your little one. Learn how oaks become mighty, the favorite treats of fairies and woodland creatures, and celebrate the solstice all while enjoying fun outdoor adventures with Park Naturalist, Shawn.  

These relaxed and playful nature programs are geared towards children ages 2 to 5, and a caregiver must be present. 

Each program is approximately 1 hour long

Programs are held outdoors - please bring insect repellent, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, water, and weather appropriate clothing. 

Registration & Fees

Pre-registration is required for participation in these programs. Space is limited! Online registration is provided for your convenience.

See our calendar for current programs: Programs and Events Calendar.

Programs are free for Washtenaw County residents. However, some park locations such as Independence Lake County Park and Rolling Hills County Park, require vehicle entry fee. Yearly pass are available. 

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Shawn Severance (she/her)
Parks Naturalist
Email Shawn
Phone: 734-971-6337, ext 335