Upcoming Nature Programs at Durant Nature Preserve

News posted Oct. 15, 2018 - 11:31 am
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Durant Nature Preserve has something for everyone. Hike the trails, fish the lake or join a Nature Program to learn and play. Check out upcoming Nature Programs below. For more information, call the park office at 919-870-2871.

You can register for any Nature Program online using RecLink. Courses can be found easily in RecLink by searching the unique course "registration barcode" listed below.

Durant Meadow Campout
Saturday, Oct. 20 – Sunday, Oct. 21 - 5 p.m. to 11 a.m.
Families gather for an overnight meadow campout at Durant. We’ll cook dinner at the campfire, stargaze, and go for a night hike. In the morning, wake up with the birds, enjoy a camp breakfast, and have time for a morning creek walk. Bring a tent if you have one or borrow one of ours. Preregistration is required at least four days prior to the program.
Age: 6 years and up
Course fee: $20 per adult, $15 per youth
Registration Barcode: #227395

Enchanted Forest
Saturday, Oct. 27 - 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Halloween magic has infused the Preserve, where enchanted wildlife friends are eager to talk with you and show you their forest home. Bring family and friends to explore the trails at twilight, meet our magical woodland neighbors, and make Halloween crafts from natural materials. Preregistration is required. Children must be accompanied by adults. Children and adults must register and pay the program fee.
Ages: All Ages
Course Fee: $2
Registration Barcode: #227722

Nature Art – Pinecone Pals & Forest Fairies
Monday, Oct. 29 - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Pick a pinecone and turn it into your newest friend. We’ll learn about pinecones and use them as the base for character sculpture. Transform yours into a fairy, an animal, or a fanciful creature of your own creation. Enjoy a morning at the Preserve tapping into nature-based creativity. Preregistration is required. Children must be accompanied by adults. Adults attend free.
Ages: 4-8 years
Course fee: $2
Registration Barcode: #227723


  • Durant Nature Preserve
  • 8305 Camp Durant Rd
  • Raleigh, NC 27614

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