Nature Play Area

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  1. All About Nature Play
  2. Nature Play Expansion
  3. Play Survey

Families Playing in New Water FeatureCurrent Status of Play Area

Update as of 5/31: Our Nature Based Play Area is currently OPEN. The water pump is ON for the season.

Nature Play equipment will NOT be cleaned, please play at your own risk. 

Nature Play, children’s unstructured outdoor play, enhances physical and mental health while encouraging life-long conservation values.

Springbrook Nature Center and its programs provide structured and unstructured opportunities to learn about and enjoy nature. We strongly endorse individual, family and neighborhood outdoor play and hope you will join us in encouraging a love of nature for adults and children.

While you are here, please enjoy the following play features:

  • Snake and Salamander Climbing Logs
  • Fort Building Area
  • Suspension Bridge
  • Rock and Rope Climber
  • Water Pump and Stream Feature
  • Sand Box
  • Log Tunnel
  • Mushroom Climbers
  • Balance Logs