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

Wild about Nature

  • Friday, October 28th, 1pm-2pm
  • Monday, November 21st, 10am-11am

Home School Nature Class

  • Thursday, September 1st, 10 – 11 am - Lizards
  • Wednesday, September 14th, 10 – 11 am - Decomposers
  • Tuesday, October 4th, 10 – 11 am – Owls
  • Wednesday, October 26th, 10 – 11 am – Bats
  • Thursday, November 10th, 10 – 11 am – Autumn Leaves
  • Tuesday, November 29th, 10 – 11 am – Animal Evidence

Nature at Night

  • Saturday, November 12th, 5:30pm – 8pm

Bird Watching Hike

  • Saturday, August 13th 7:30 am - 8:30am
  • Monday, October 3rd 7:30 am - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, November 1st 7:30 am - 8:30am

Painting at the Park

  • Saturday, September 17th, 10am – 12pm – Barred Owl (12Y+) $30 /$35
  • Monday, October 10th, 10am – 11:30am – Fawn (5Y+) $25/$30
  • Tuesday, November 22nd, 10am – 11:30am – Mallard Duck (5Y+) $25/$30

Little Naturalists (for ages 3 – 5)

Wednesday mornings at 9:30-10:15 am

  • 9/07 - Interesting Insects
  • 9/21 – Amazing Amphibians
  • 10/05 - Perfect Plants
  • 10/19 - Batty about Bats
  • 11/02 – Amazing Apples
  • 11/30 – Lovely Leaves

Kayaking at Britton Park - watch the video

  • Saturday, August 27th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Friday, Sept. 9th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Saturday, Sept. 24th, 9:30 - 11am
  • Thursday, Oct. 13th, 10am – 11:30am
  • Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 10am – 11:30am

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.