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Seasonal at Dogwood Canyon

Dogwood Canyon is beautiful every season of the year. Check out some of the special offerings and events we have throughout the year.

Seasonal Events & Programs

Learn about the seasons, encounter critters up close and connect with nature through our special seasonal events and programs.

Owl Prowl

October 15 at 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us this October for our Owl Prowls as we celebrate OWL-o-ween in the Canyon!  The evening will begin with a live owl encounter followed by an owl pellet dissection. We will then start our outdoor adventure with hotdogs over the fire followed by  s’mores before beginning the journey into the park to call andread more

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Parent/Child Workshop: Bird Box Construction

October 16 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we dive into the world of conservation! In a Parent/Child duo, learn about helping native wildlife and why it is important, by creating nesting boxes for birds. Help your child construct a bird box that can be taken home or donated to Dogwood Canyon. Children must be 8 years old and accompaniedread more

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$50 per parent/child duo

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Wood Burning and Charcuterie

October 17 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We’re teaming up with 417 Charcuterie for a day of food and fun! This event is the perfect opportunity to spend the day with nature, enjoy some food and learn a few new skills. After burning your own custom wood board, you’ll learn how to arrange the perfect charcuterie with an expert-eye guiding your hand.read more

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Owl Prowl

October 22 at 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us this October for our Owl Prowls as we celebrate OWL-o-ween in the Canyon!  The evening will begin with a live owl encounter followed by an owl pellet dissection. We will then start our outdoor adventure with hotdogs over the fire followed by  s’mores before beginning the journey into the park to call andread more

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Stone age survival skills

Primitive Skills Workshop: Basketry

October 23 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Participants will make a basket with vines and other native materials, and learn other methods of making natural containers. If time allows, we’ll also cover making 2-ply cordage from plant fiber.

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Owl Prowl

October 29 at 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us this October for our Owl Prowls as we celebrate OWL-o-ween in the Canyon!  The evening will begin with a live owl encounter followed by an owl pellet dissection. We will then start our outdoor adventure with hotdogs over the fire followed by  s’mores before beginning the journey into the park to call andread more

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Parent/Child Workshop: Autumn Leaf Rubbing

November 13 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come out and enjoy the colors of fall by collecting fallen leaves. Learn about when and why the leaves fall and why its so beautiful. After collecting your favorite leaves, you will do a leaf rubbing to take home! Children must be 8 years old and accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. This includesread more

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$40 per parent/child pair

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National Take a Hike Day

November 17 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

National Take a Hike Day (Self-guided Scavenger Hunt Hike)  Take your hike to the next level with our National Take a Hike Day scavenger hunt!  Grab a clue sheet and search for keywords posted on signs along the trails while out hiking.  Collect the keywords on your clue sheet and return it for a prizeread more

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FREE with Park Admission

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