Day Hikes, Night Hike, Kids’ Program at The Ridges

Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing, informative, guided hike through The Ridges Sanctuary Tuesday – Friday, 10 am. The hike includes the Upper Range Light lantern room and historical cabins, is appropriate for all ages, is limited to six participants and requires advance registration.

Try a night hike on the boardwalk Sept. 11, 8-9:30 pm, to learn about the creatures that become active after the sun goes down and check out the range lights at work as a navigational aid. Please do not take luminary devices. The hike is limited to six participants, and advance registration is required.

The Ridges is offering a drop-off program Sept. 16, 9-11:30 am, for children ages 7-11 who are homeschooling or learning virtually. Children will go on a hike, learn about the unusual ridges and swale ecosystem, and investigate plants and animals through guided exploration. The program is limited to eight participants; advance registration is required; and the cost is $25 per student.

Join a naturalist Sept. 16, 10:30 am, for an easy to moderate, guided hike to explore Logan Creek: an upland maple-beech forest and lowland hemlock-cedar forest. It’s limited to six participants, and advance registration is required. Meet at the Logan Creek Trailhead.

All programs (other than the Logan Creek hike) meet at the Cook-Albert Fuller Nature Center, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor. The cost is $5 per member, $8 for the public and free for those 18 and younger unless otherwise noted.

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