Park Picks

Montgomery Parks offers a variety of programs and events to keep you active during the winter months. Check out our Parks Picks of the top five activities happening at our parks and nature centers:


Friday Hike it Out – Friday, February 19

Join us at Meadowside Nature Center and chill and listen to the world’s first disc jockey (DJ): nature. Hike with new friends, take care of yourself after a long week, and practice being present in nature by engaging your senses. We will notice the work and interactions of wild things on this day, in this season.

Adult walking on natural surface trail.

Story Times

Beyond the Book: Owl Moon – Tuesday, February 23

Join us at Maydale Nature Classroom for a reading of “Owl ,” as we learn all about owls and make a craft to take home.

Brown and white owl

Virtual Programs

For the Birds: Natural Ornaments – Friday, February 24

The winter can be a hard time for birds, as they search for food. By using a few supplies at home, learn how to create natural ornaments that you hang outside to help feed the birds. A suggested list of supplies will be emailed before the program to help you prepare for this virtual program. We will use the Microsoft Teams platform for this program.

Bird sitting atop a snow-covered pile.


Maple Sugaring Days – Throughout the month of February

Maple Sugaring Days at Brookside Nature Center is a fun, learn-as-you-go outdoor tour about the process of making maple syrup and the science and natural science around it. Enjoy the self-guided interpretive Maple Trail walk until February 28.

Outerwear, Young girl looking at maple tap bucket on tree.


Winter Bingo

Winter is the perfect time to explore our parks and trails. Play our Virtual Winter Bingo, collect BINGO, submit your card and be entered in a drawing to win a great prize!

Virtual Winter Bingo


So, get outdoors and into the parks!

Montgomery Parks…it’s all here!

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Last Updated: February 18, 2021