Ruth Edwards Nature Center

The Ruth Edwards Nature Center is a great place to begin your visit to Lowell Park.  Stop in for the latest park information and recreational opportunities.  Check out our program guide below. 

Hours:

Saturday and Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Nature Center Programs

Please call 815-288-5209 to pre-register for our programs.  You may leave a message with your name, phone number and number of registrants.

No programs are currently scheduled, to allow for preparation of a new display to be constructed at the Nature Center.  The center will be open on Saturday and Sunday each week from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please call 815-288-5209 to pre-register for our programs.  You may leave a message with your name, phone number and number of registrants.

 

Environmental Education:

Environmental education classes are available for students of all ages.  Classes are designed to provide students with structured, hand-on learning that promotes a better understanding of the natural world and strengthens positive environmental values. 

We invite you to schedule a whole or half day visit.  Please provide a minimum 3 weeks advance notice prior to the date you wish to reserve.  Our naturalist will work with your to choose the activities and curriculum that best fit your needs.  Call the Nature Center at 815-288-5209.

 

 

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