Critter Encounter

Stop by our Critter Encounters for an up-close meet and greet with a live animal as you learn a little about their biology and behavior. Possible critters include: snakes, salamanders, turtles, arachnids, and hissing cockroaches. Encounters are open, walk-up experiences and are included with park admission.

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 tabletop displays.