Visit the Museum or Walk the Trails
Smokey the Bear speaking about fire safety with some visitors to the Rancocas Nature Center's recent Garden Day Fest.
The Fall Calendar of Events at the Rancocas Nature Center is available. Click here for a brochure of the Fall Activities.
Following are highlights of activities in the next week.
RANCOCAS NATURE CENTER OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
All are welcome. If photographing the beauty of the natural world interests you, you'll want to join this local group that meets at the Rancocas Nature Center once a month. Techniques for composing and shooting professional-quality images are shared each session. Beginners are welcome.
The next meeting will be in the Rancocas Nature Center's classroom on:
Thursday, September 3
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FRNC MEMBERS 20% BIRD SEED DISCOUNT DAYS (Note: Does not apply to S.A.V.E. Black Oil Sunflower seeds)
Saturday, September 5th - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. &
Sunday, September 6th - 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
INTERPRETIVE TRAIL HIKE AT RANCOCAS
Sunday, September 6, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Join an Rancocas Nature Center naturalist for an interpretive hike through our varied habitats. It’s a great way to become familiar with our well-maintained trails. The pace is easy and suitable for all ages of adults and interested teenagers. Pre-registration required.
Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $4/person, $10/family.
SCIENCE & HISTORY SERIES NEW!
Tuesday, September 8
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Rancocas Nature Center will host a new series for the adult interested in learning about the natural world and the history of the region. Appropriate for home-schooled high school-aged students. Pre-registration required.
Cost: RNC members, $7/person; nonmembers, $9/person.
September 8 – A Biological Look at Rancocas Nature Center Waterways
Below are more photos from this summer's camp.
We will post more camp pictures here and on our website over the next few weeks.
SAVE THE DATE
Join Us at Charlie Brown's Fresh Grill on
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Donate While You Dine
WHEN: Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Anytime
WHERE: Charlie Brown's Fresh Grill, 949 Rte. 541, Westampton
HOW: Mention Rancocas Nature Center to your waiter and 20% of your food bill will be donated to the Center.
Click Here for a copy of the flier.
HOLD THE DATE
What: The Second Annual Sips and Supper Fundraising Event
When: Sunday, October 25, 2015, 4 - 7 pm
Where: Smithville Park, Eastampton NJ
Caterer: "Just Between Friends" of Tabernacle, NJ
More Details To Follow.
2015 BEST LOCAL TOURIST DESTINATION
The Rancocas Nature Center was recently notified that the Center was voted Best Local Tourist Destination 2015 by readers of the Burlington County Times. Click HERE to see a copy of the award certificate that is posted in the Center.
Attend our nature programs or go on a field trip.
Click on Upcoming Events or view the calendar below to see the Winter and Spring schedules at the Rancocas Nature Center with more details.
Our friends at GetOutsideNJ.com are enjoying our trails during these chilly months! Check out their Facebook page to see some beautiful pictures they've taken of our trails, then hike our trails for yourself! Enjoy!
The Rancocas Nature Center has a busy calendar. To avoid conflicts, we ask that schools, groups, and other organizations visiting with 10 or more individuals call ahead.
A Volunteer is needed to work several hours each week to maintain the live animal exhibits in the Visitors Center at the Rancocas Nature Center. The volunteer must be 16 years of age or older.
If interested please call the Nature Center at 609-261-2495, email your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the Visitors Center at 794 Rancocas Rd., Westampton, NJ 08060.
Visitors Center Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tues-Sat
12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday
Closed Mondays and Holidays
Gate to the trails open dawn to dusk daily throughout the year.
794 Rancocas Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
Phone (609) 261-2495