Due to all the rain this year, all bridges and the boardwalk becomes quite slippery when wet. Regretfully one of the bridges is temporarily closed for safety reasons. Please use caution.
A popular spot for hikers, families, and all kinds of groups, Maplewood Nature Center is the gateway to, and one of, 14 Neighborhood Preserves. Here, you will find a Visitor Center with live snakes and salamanders, and 1.5 miles of hiking trails that wind through wetlands and woods. Visitor amenities include:
Maplewood Nature Center offers public Programs and Events. Other things you can do at the nature center include:
Please be advised that no pets of any kind are allowed in this Wildlife Sanctuary. Nesting birds, mammals and plants thank you for respecting this rule. As an alternative, you may enjoy taking your pet to the nearby Battle Creek Dog Park.
The Nature Center participates in Sustainability Projects for the City of Maplewood, including: