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Nature and Outdoor Activities
Get out and explore!!

Nature Hike School Program child dressed as owl

Free Weekend Programs

for the public

Rock formations at Brushy Peak Junior Rangers exploring summer campers playing in pond

Explore with a ranger
To help share their knowledge and love for discovery, the LARPD ranger staff offers a variety of programs:

Want to hear about upcoming nature programs?
Each month the ranger staff publishes a newsletter, Valley Wilds. In it you will find articles on local history and natural history topics, park news and listings of all of the weekend programs for that month. Subscribe by sending an email to with the subject line "subscribe".

Check out our Nature Notes page for notes on what plants are blooming and what animals are active, and read short articles introducing you to some of them. If you would like to read about how to avoid conflicts with wildlife, read the information about wildlife concerns on the Park Safety page. 

To learn how to support LARPD's nature and outdoor activities, visit the LARPD Foundation page.