Nature Fest - 5/20/2017

published by: DPS-Parks on 2/9/2017
Nature Fest will take place on Saturday, May 20 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Crosswinds Marsh in Sumpter Township.

The whole family will enjoy this fun filled Nature Fest!  This nature-oriented event will feature live entertainment, nature crafts and games, face painting and free canoeing.  Come and see one of the few nesting pairs of bald eagles in Wayne County or enjoy a nature hike led by our county naturalists.  All kinds of creatures will be on hand at the animal tent, petting farm and live animals presentations.  Contest activities for the kids include a fishing contest, a scavenger hunt, a nature photo contest and a nature drawing/painting contest.  Please bring your best nature photo, painting or drawing to be judged.  Contest registration begins at 1:00 pm and prizes will be awarded to the winners of each contest at 4:00 pm.  Fishing poles and bait are provided. 

DIRECTIONS to Crosswinds Marsh:

Take I-275 to Will-Carleton Road (Exit #8).  Take Will-Carleton/Oakville Waltz Road west 3 ½-miles to Haggerty Road.  Take Haggerty Road ½-mile north to park entrance on the west side of the road.

For more information, please call (734) 654-1220.