Spring in the Woods

Sunday, May 7
Drop-by Program from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Guided Woods Walk at 1 p.m.

Meet at McDonald Woods Shelter

12:45 p.m. Option to meet in the ticket kiosk area in front of the Visitor Center to walk together to McDonald Woods for the 1 p.m. guided tour.  

Enjoy spring’s beauty in McDonald Woods—from delicate wildflowers and budding trees to the sounds of birdsong. Get involved with our community science program, Budburst, and observe flowers blooming and new leaves growing. Learn about our seasonal challenges and how to submit observations with our mobile app. Take a 45-minute guided walk at 1 p.m. You can also take a self-guided walk in McDonald Woods. (A short trail loop is about 1/3 mile; the longer trail loop is about 2/3 mile.) Dress for the weather. If winds are 20 or more miles per hour or if there is heavy rain, the program will be canceled. Free; regular parking and admission fees apply.