This 313-acre Milford Millponds Nature Preserve features trails open to the public, a preserved gristmill, a pond, meadows, an animal collection, and educational programs. Support Abbott's Mill Nature Center »

Day trip to Tangier Island

Saturday, Sept 23, 7 am - 6 pm

Travel by ferry boat to Virginia's Tangier Island to explore this remote, historic watermen community.


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Drop by for FREE programs every week

Make us a part of your weekly plans - come by for free programs each week. No registration needed, just drop on by!

Naturalist Weekend Programs

Saturdays & Sundays (Apr – Nov 19)
Naturalist on duty: 9 am – 4 pm
Programs: 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Details below.

Beginning Bird Walks

Thursdays (Sep 14 – Oct 26)
8:30 am – 10 am
Details below.

Monthly Running of the Mill

Third Saturdays (Mar – Nov)
2 pm – 3:30 pm
FREE for Members
Non-members: $3/child, $5/adult
Details below.

Location, hours, & fees

Address
15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE
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Phone: 302.422.0847

Entry fee
FREE for everyone

Trails hours
Open daily: dawn to dusk

Visitor Center building hours
Mon – Fri: 9 am – 4 pm
Sat – Sun: Noon – 4 pm (Apr – Nov)
Closed on some holidays

All FREE programs at Abbott's Mill Nature Center

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Every 3rd Saturday of the month from March through November, 2 - 3:30 pm.

Free for Members! Take a guided tour of historic Abbott's Mill. Learn about the unique history of the mill, dating back to 1795. Experience the rush of the water through the turbine and feel the rumble of the mill stones. Every third Saturday of the month: May through November. Led by Stephen Childers

Members: Free, Others: $5 adults, $3 children
Meeting Location: Abbott's Mill Nature Center: 15411 Abbott's Pond Road Milford, DE 19963

No pre-registration required, just show up!
03/01/2017 - 11/30/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Family
Conservation, Free, Visitation
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Saturdays & Sundays (April - November)
Naturalist on duty: 9 am - 4 pm, Programs: 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm


Explore nature through hands-on activities such as pond seining, crafts, guided hikes, and spontaneous trail discoveries. Each weekend will feature a different theme. Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

No pre-registration required. Just show up!
04/01/2017 - 11/19/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Family
Free, Visitation
V17394AM
Sundays, Apr - November, 2 - 2:30 pm

Join our Weekend Naturalist every Sunday afternoon in our Wet Lab to learn about the amazing native wild animals we have on display at Abbott’s. Visitors will get to interact with and learn about snakes (non-venomous), turtles, frogs, toads, fish, and salamanders. Afterwards, enjoy a picnic or hike on our pet-friendly trails.

Meets at Abbott's Mill Nature Center, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road Milford, DE 19963 (302) 422 - 0847

No pre-registration required. Just show up!
04/01/2017 - 11/01/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Family
Free, Animals, Visitation
V17368AM

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