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Forest Discovery Center at Vermont's National Park

Free, interactive program for families to learn more about nature.

The Forest Discovery Center is an interactive program for families to learn more about nature. Activities include hands-on learning stations, demonstrations, and arts and crafts. Stop by anytime and spend as little or as much time as you want. This free program will explore a new theme each week, making each visit unique.

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am-2pm from June 22nd-September 7th.

Where: Meet at the Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT.

Parking for Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park is located at the Billings Farm & Museum. If using a GPS, please enter "69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091". To enter the National Park, take the paved path to the right of the Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center, walk up and cross the street, and then take the right fork and walk 1/8 mile to reach the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Forest Center.

Cost: Free! No registration required.

Schedule: Please join us for this family-friendly story-time program where we will learn about and connect with nature! The format of the program will be loosely as follows:

  • 11:00am-11:30am: Arrivals and free-play.
  • 11:30am-12:00pm: Introductions and story.
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Nature-themed activity.
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm: Free-play and goodbyes.

More Information: Feel free to drop-in to the Forest Discovery Center anytime from 11am - 2pm on program days, however, please keep in mind that during our “Nature-themed activity” portion of the program, we may move to other parts of the park. Everyone is welcome at the Forest Discovery Center, but this program was designed especially for kids ages 8 and under. Storybooks and activities are chosen with this age group in mind. Please note that an adult companion must accompany children for the duration of the program.

Date & Time

Weekly on Wednesday and Saturday

Jun 22, 2024 through Sep 07, 2024

11:00AM - 2:00PM


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park - 54 Elm St, Woodstock, VT, 05091 54 Elm St Woodstock 05091 VT US

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