Calendar

Welcome Table

Upon arriving at the park, be sure to stop by our Welcome Table to say hello! See fun table-top artifacts and get the nature center program schedule for the day. Our friendly education staff will be happy to answer questions about exploring the park, observing wildlife, and what to look for while out in the…

Amphitheater Talk

Stop by our scenic outdoor amphitheater for a fun and engaging program to get your Dogwood adventure started! We will be slowing it down and talking about a creature that is never in a hurry, turtles! Get introduced to the turtles here at Dogwood Canyon you may see on your adventure! This program is included…

Amphitheater Talk

Stop by our scenic outdoor amphitheater for a fun and engaging program to get your Dogwood adventure started! We will be slowing it down and talking about a creature that is never in a hurry, turtles! Get introduced to the turtles here at Dogwood Canyon you may see on your adventure! This program is included…

Discovery Station

Come check out our Discovery Stations at the Dogwood Nature and Conservation Center!  Our stations provide a casual yet engaging educational opportunity for families and children to learn about nature through hands-on crafts, activities, and table top displays.

Trailside Science

Be sure to stop by our trailside activity stations while you’re out in the canyon! The station will feature a rotation of wildlife artifacts, table top activities and information about plants and wildlife in the Park. Talk with our knowledgeable staff and learn something new about the natural wonders that call this place home.

Discovery Station

Come check out our Discovery Stations at the Dogwood Nature and Conservation Center!  Our stations provide a casual yet engaging educational opportunity for families and children to learn about nature through hands-on crafts, activities, and table top displays.

Trailside Science

Be sure to stop by our trailside activity stations while you’re out in the canyon! The station will feature a rotation of wildlife artifacts, table top activities and information about plants and wildlife in the Park. Talk with our knowledgeable staff and learn something new about the natural wonders that call this place home.

Stone-Age Survival Skills Demonstration

here is a direct line of human technology, from 2.3 million years ago when our earliest ancestors banged rocks to make cutting tools, to the dizzyingly rapid advances in our modern world.  Join survival Instructor/naturalist Bo Brown to explore the humble beginnings of the technologies that allowed our species to survive and thrive. See demonstrations…

Foraging in the Ozarks

Join wilderness survival instructor and naturalist Bo Brown at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park for a mosey around the canyon to learn about wildflowers, edible and medicinal plants, and a bit about local archaeology. Bring binoculars if you have them, as there’s always a possibility to see beautiful songbirds and other Ozarks wildlife!

Discovery Station

Come check out our Discovery Stations at the Dogwood Nature and Conservation Center!  Our stations provide a casual yet engaging educational opportunity for families and children to learn about nature through hands-on crafts, activities, and table top displays.

Trailside Science

Be sure to stop by our trailside activity stations while you’re out in the canyon! The station will feature a rotation of wildlife artifacts, table top activities and information about plants and wildlife in the Park. Talk with our knowledgeable staff and learn something new about the natural wonders that call this place home.