Plunge into the world of Beaver Lake Nature Center...
Located just 15 minutes northwest of Syracuse, New York, in Baldwinsville, Beaver Lake Nature Center offers 9 miles of trails and over 400 annual programs. A rich mix of habitats creates the possibility of seeing more than 200 species of birds and over 800 varieties of plants.
Beaver Lake features winding trails that are designed to be enjoyed in all seasons. The 200 acre glacial lake is a migratory stop for thousands of Canada geese that migrate through, as well as an opportunity for summertime exploration by canoe.
To foster local and global stewardship of nature through diverse recreational and educational opportunities that enhance visitors' awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the natural world.
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Please Note: Dogs are not allowed at Beaver Lake Nature Center. In addition, bikes are not allowed on the trails.
Enchanted Beaver Lake
Thursday-Sunday, October 18-21, 2018
Advance Sale Parking Passes available beginning Saturday, September 8 - SOLD OUT
Day of event admission - $3 per person, 3 & under free. For visitors who have already purchased a Parking Pass. Click here for additional event information.
This event is completely SOLD OUT. If you have not already purchased a parking pass, you will not be admitted. Drop-offs and parking along East Mud Lake Road are not permitted.
Over 400 uniquely carved jack-o-lanterns and luminaria light your way along two trails as you venture through the darkness. This popular family-friendly evening includes face painting, fortune telling and special treats.
Calling all pumpkin artists...win cash for your creations!
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Become a part of the amazing team of volunteers that make Beaver Lake Nature Center the special place that it is. All ages & abilities welcome.
Download the Volunteer Interest Form or call the Nature Center for more information.
Attention Teachers & Parents:
Don't miss out on the monthly Beaver Lake Teacher Newsletter. Each issue is filled with fascinating seasonal information to be shared with all ages and you don't have to be a teacher to get it! Everyone is welcome to subscribe.
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Join our mailing list today, send your email address to email@example.com and put "Teacher Newsletter" in the subject line. (You may wish to use your personal email address, since Constant Contact, our email marketing software provider, is blocked by some district servers. Please note: We do not share or sell our mailing lists.)
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