Discover Ijams Nature Center

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EDUCATION PROGRAMS

 

At Ijams Nature Center, learning is lifelong! Whether you're the parent of a preschooler looking for ways to explore nature, or an active senior who wants to know more about local wildlife, Ijams can help you connect with the natural world.

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RECREATION

 

Ijams encourages stewardship of the natural world by providing opportunities to hike, paddle, climb, and bike! From small discoveries to big adventures, Ijams will help you discover the wonder of nature.

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GET INVOLVED

 

Ijams is a private, nonprofit organization that relies on volunteers, members, and donors to help maintain the trails and natural areas, support Ijams' education programs, and care for Ijams' animal ambassadors. 

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YOU CAN HELP!

If you are able, please make a gift to Ijams to ensure that this nonprofit nature center can recover from the setback of COVID-19 and be able to continue the programming and other work that means so much to members, visitors, and the community. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay safe and well! 

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What are visitors saying about Ijams?

"This is a great slice of nature in the city! Once you venture back in the trails you’re surrounded with beauty!

Kids love this place!"

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