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Public Programs

June 2017- December 2017


Ranger Walk with FREE Native Seeds

Join our Education Ranger for a behind the scenes tour of the park. Learn insider facts, get a tour of our BRAND NEW Wetland Learning Lab and Kayak Launch, and get up close with our wetland wildlife.

FREE – Registration required: (757) 399-7487 ssumoski@elizabethriver.org

Date: 
Saturday November 18 (2-3 PM)


Kayak Tours of Paradise Creek!

Join us for a guided tour of Paradise Creek Nature Park’s 11-acre wetland and Paradise Creek during a guided tour led by local outfitter Adventure Kayak Tours. Learn about the history of the park and river, wildlife supported by this vulnerable habitat, and more! First paddler to sign up earns a spot in our unique clear-bottom kayaks! All ages are welcome with parent permission and assistance, please call for questions.

$40 per person/$30 for members.

Limited spots available, please call (757) 399-7487 for details and reservation.
Registration for these events close 3-days prior to each event date.

Dates:          
Saturday August 12 (1-3 PM) Canceled due to weather
Saturday August 26 (1-3 PM)  This date is no longer available


Ranger Station

Stop by our Ranger station located at our brand new Dominion Wetland Learning Lab! We’ll be catching fish, crab, and shrimp in the wetland. Borrow binoculars to spy on birds, butterfly nets to catch insects, and field guides to identify trees and wildlife at the park. Come anytime during the hours listed for FREE hands on fun for all ages!

FREE – No Registration Required

Dates:
Friday August 18 (2-4 PM)


The Great Migration Bird Walk

Nearly 150 species of birds have been spotted at Paradise Creek Nature Park! Join local expert David Gibson on a tour of the park and birds. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. All skill levels welcome.

FREE - Registration Required, 757-399-7487, ssumoski@elizabethriver.org

Date: Saturday September 30 (8-10 AM)