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Conveniently located in Cabin John Regional Park, Locust Grove Nature Center provides a natural sanctuary from the surrounding urban bustle. While designated the outreach center for area schools, Locust Grove continues to offer quality public programs for all ages. From storytime under the giant Sycamore to adult Friday Forays around the County, our programs will delight and inform visitors of all ages. You're also welcome to come and wander our trails, enjoy our observation deck, explore our exhibits indoors and out, or discover the wonder of the Center's natural playground.
Check out our exciting NEW school programs!
See a complete list of programs under the Programs & Events tab.
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Tuesday, May 14 - Stream Safari
Join th eaquatic adventure as we wade into Cabin John Creek with nets in search of fish, crayfish, water striders, and other insects. We'll also check the pond to see how the wood frog tadpoles have grown. Wear rubber boots or closed-toe water shoes. Ages 3--6; $5; 10-11 am
Friday, May 31 - Bats!!
Baby Bats are born in June, so mom bats are flying low and staying close to home. Join us for a meadow hike to watch the bats fly and listen in on their ultrasonic calls. No younger siblings, please. Ages 5 & up; $5, 8-9pm