OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
9:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Saturday
year round, except national holidays.
PLEASE CHECK IN:
> For information, safety, and security reasons, all visitors are asked to check in at the Reed Education Center.
> We also ask that you leave your pets at home because we are an active research facility and an environmental protection site: Pet Policy
What Can You Do Here?
In addition to exploring the trails, you can participate in a wide range of organized activities for all ages and interest levels! Check out our Calendar of Events to see a monthly listing of all offerings, or follow the links below specific event listings.
Calendar of Events
> Click this calendar to register for public programs.
(download the PDF)
> Parent/Child Programs (Mom & Me/Puddle Stompers)
> Saturday Programs
> Guided Canoe Trips
and Kayak Launches
You may also launch your own non-motorized craft (canoe or kayak) at our dock and explore our canoe and kayak trail on your own during public hours.
Sign in at the Reed Education Center. A $5 donation is requested. To offload, pull boats around to boat ramp and park in main parking area after offloading. Find out more.
Programs For Visiting Groups
>Brochure (download the PDF)
||Per Student Fee
(up to 18 people)
>Canoe Groups (2.5 hours):
|Up to 18 people
| >18 people
(Smithsonian Mobile Ecology Lab)