Cumming Nature Center

Programs & Events

Discover something new each time you visit the Cumming Nature Center. From maple sugaring to guided hikes to blacksmithing, a trip to the Nature Center is sure to be fun for the whole family!

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  • Winter at CNC

    Explore cross-country ski and snowshoe opportunities at Cumming Nature Center this winter!

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    • All Ages

  • Gnome Roam

    Gnomes are on the loose at Cumming Nature Center from December through March, and you’re invited to come hike or snowshoe as you join in the fun!

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    • December – March

    • All Ages

  • Weekend Wild Walks

    Explore ecology topics through walks, talks, and family-friendly activities alongside one of our expert educators!

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    • Saturdays, 10:30am

    • All Ages

  • MAPLE SUGARING WEEKENDS

    Join us during the sweetest two weekends in March for a pancake breakfast and sugaring trail demonstrations.

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    • March 16, 17, 23, 24

    • All AgesFamily Friendly

  • Eco-Book Club

    Our monthly book club explores fiction and non-fiction books with an environmental emphasis, pairing each book with a hike.

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    • First Thursday of each month

    • Adults

  • Naples Community Eclipse Party

    Join the Nature Center at the Naples Community Park to watch the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse.

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    • April 8

    • All AgesFamily Friendly

  • Workshops at CNC

    Escape to the woods and use your hands to create, cultivate, or learn something new during our summer workshop series.

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    • Ongoing

    • Adults

  • Blacksmithing

    Explore blacksmithing in small-group, hands-on sessions with expert instructor Jonathan Bernard.

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    • October 22

    • Adults

  • FROST TOWN TRAIL FEST

    Start the summer with a challenge when you tackle our annual 10k or 25k trail run.

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    • June 8

    • Adults