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

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

Bird Watching Hike

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

Little Naturalists (for ages 3 – 5)

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

  • 7/27 - Wild About Water
  • 8/17 – Fabulous Fish

Kayaking at Britton Park - watch the video

  • Saturday, July 30th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Thursday, August 11th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Saturday, August 20th, 9:30 - 11am

Summer Classes

Smartphone Geocaching 

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

Ongoing Activities

  • Oliver Nature Park Trivia Guide - Want to learn more about Oliver Nature Park while having fun exploring?  Pick up a Trivia Guide at the Mansfield Activities Center and head over to the park for some investigation.

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