On a life-sized indoor game board, discover the many flavors that nature gives us as you play along in our all new winter wonderland. Draw a card, move from space to space and explore nature through the seasons.
“Play just like Candy Land,
but with a natural twist”
Continue your adventure with hands-on activities both indoors and out.
Challenge your family to embark on indoor and outdoor scavenger hunts that explore nature.
Enjoy a seasonal craft.
Discover the sights and sounds of wildlife as you check out the Nature Calls interactive exhibit
Watch and listen for wildlife at the many bird feeders in Penitentiary Glen Nature Center’s Window on Wildlife.
Go for an adventurous walk on the Peppermint Trail on snowshoes; rentals available for adults ($3/hr or $12/day) and children ($1.50/hr or $6/day), as weather permits.
Visit the Wildlife Center to learn about and meet native Ohio wildlife. Make this year’s gift a wild one! The “Adopt an Animal” program provides a unique, thoughtful gift idea that helps to cover the cost of care!
Explore more than 8.5 miles of hiking trails open year round.
Visit The Nature Store for all your nature-themed holiday shopping needs. Refreshments are available.
Join us on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm for special, free activities.
November 22 -- Wildlife Day!
November 29 -- Campfire and S'mores
December 6 -- Trains
December 13 -- Maple Syrup Demonstration
December 20 -- TBA
December 27 -- TBA
January 3 -- Honey Demonstration
Take I-90 to Rt. 306 south for about one mile. Turn left onto Rt. 615. Turn right (east) onto Kirtland-Chardon Road and continue for two miles. Penitentiary Glen Reservation is located on the right (south) side of the road.