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  1. Sat Oct. 1

    Trails at Twilight Explore and discover the world of nature at night! Follow a lantern-lit trail through the STUDEBAKER pine trees, meet a bat expert, go on a fall hayride, make a star finder, look for constellations, roast a hotdog, and make a s'more. Concessions available. Admission for this event is free due to the generosity of these sponsors: The Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake, The University of Notre Dame, and The Dr. Elmer R. Graber Youth Fun for Exploring Nature.
  2. Sun Oct. 2

    Harry Potter Hayride Registration for this event is full. Experience the magic of Bendix Woods on a hayride through the park! Let us equip your young witches and wizards with their very own hand-crafted wand. Remember, no all wands will function properly for each witch or wizard. Conclude your experience with an enchanted drink by our campfire. Registration required by September 28.
  3. Wed Oct. 5

    Boomers and Beyond Fall Walking Club Get your exercise and learn about the natural environment surrounding you as you take a walk through the woods. Explore Bendix Woods County Park and Spicer Lake Nature Preserve during this five-part series. Each walk will last approximately one hour. Registration required by September 19.
  4. Fri Oct. 7

    Fall Fling for the Little Ones Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors with kids! Join us for a special morning of activities for children five and under. Explore fall animal play stations and go on a hayride! Kids can also create a unique craft, hear a fall story, sample a tasty snack, and play on the playground. Registration required by October 5. Weather permitting.
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    Fall Fling for the Little Ones

    Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors with kids! Read on...
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    Public Hayrides

    Enjoy the cool autumn air and fall colors on a tractor-drawn hayride! Read on...