Family Forest Festival

Join Mass Audubon to celebrate the forest with your family at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary.

Journey back in time with Mass Audubon and the Topsfield Historical Society on a child-friendly guided hike with hands-on games and activities to learn about the people and wildlife who have called these forests home. Try your hand at building a kid-sized log cabin, see and use real historical carpentry tools, and learn the names and stories of the towering trees and woodland wildlife all around us. Late fall is a wonderful time to take a hike with friends and family and give thanks for the resources and beauty that nature provides for us all. The hike is approximately 1 hour long, set at a leisurely pace with stops to explore. Fun forest activities, snacks, hot drinks, and a roaring fire in our cozy barn are ongoing throughout the program.

Instructions and Directions:

Program activities and snacks for sale are ongoing from 1:00-4:00 pm with leisurely-paced hikes at 1:15 pm,1:30 pm,1:45 pm, and 2:00 pm. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your hike time and check in at the Barn. Wear comfortable weather- appropriate clothes and shoes. Children under 2 years old are free, but trails are not stroller friendly.

When: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019 1-4pm
Prices: 
$10/person
Phone: 
978.887.9264
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