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

Holly at Oliver Nature Park

Home School Nature Class

  • Friday, January 6th, 10 – 11 am – Mammals in Winter
  • Wednesday , January 18th, 10 – 11 am – Snowflakes
  • Wednesday, February 2nd, 10 – 11 am – Animal Homes
  • Thursday, February 23rd, 10 – 11 am – Backyard Birds

Stargazing

  • Saturday, January 21st, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Great Backyard Bird Count

  • Saturday, February 18th, 9 am ‐ 12 pm

Painting at the Park

  • Monday, January 16th, 10am – 11:30am – Cottontail (5Y+) $27/$32
  • Monday, February 20nd, 10am – 11:30am– Squirrel (5Y+) $27/$32

Little Naturalists (for ages 3 – 5)

Wednesday mornings at 10:30-11:15 am

  • 01/25 ‐ Extraordinary Owls
  • 02/08 – Bird Buddies
  • 02/22 – Wild Weather

Upcycled Art at the Park

  • Tuesday, February 14th, 10 – 11 am

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.