Welcome to Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

Want to see some of the cool organisms out at Oliver Nature Park?

Check out the iNaturalist project we’ve started!  When you’re out at the park, don’t forget to bring a camera and add to this project!

Here are some of the upcoming nature programs:

Registration required for all programs.   Click here for more information and to register.

One Day Programs at Oliver Nature Park

Wild Flower$5/person or $3/person with current MAC Card

Bird Watching Hike

  • Saturday, June 18th 7:30 am -8:30am
  • Saturday, August 13th 7:30 am -8:30am

Night Hike with a Naturalist

$7/person or $5/person with current MAC Card

  • Saturday, May 28, 8:30-9:30 pm

Little Naturalists (for ages 3 – 5)

Wednesday mornings at 9:30-10:15 am
$5/child or $3/child with current MAC Card

  • 6/08 - Lovely Ladybugs
  • 6/22 – Terrific Toads
  • 7/13 - Fantastic Fossils
  • 7/27 - Wild About Water
  • 8/17 – Fabulous Fish

Kayaking at Britton Park

  • Saturday, May 28th, 10 - 11:30am
  • Saturday, June 11th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Friday, June 24th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Tuesday, July 12th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Saturday, July 30th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Thursday, August 11th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Saturday, August 20th, 9:30 - 11am

Summer Classes

Nature Through a Lens

  • Friday, July 7th – 9 am – 12 pm

Smartphone Geocaching 

  • Wednesday – August 3rd, 9am – 12 pm

Summer Mini Camp

  • Pond Adventures (K-2nd grade) – June 13th – 15th 9am-12pm
  • To the Pond & Beyond (3rd – 6th grade) June 27th -30th 9am-12pm 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

Park Hours

Daily, 5 AM - 9 PM in March - October, 5 AM - 6 PM in November - February