Ashland Nature Center serves as Delaware Nature Society's headquarters with 130 acres of woods, meadows, marsh, the Red Clay Creek, and many trails to explore. The site is open to the public year-round, features educational programs, a picnic area, Visitor Center, Hawk Watch, Butterfly House, Bird Banding station, Bird Blind, Hummingbird Haven garden, two Lenni Lenape longhouses, and an overnight lodge for school and public groups.Support Ashland Nature Center »


Copeland Native Plant Seminar

Sat, Apr 8, 9 am – 2:30 pm | Inspiration and tours with C. Colston Burrell and Doug Tallamy.
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Come visit us

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We are located at:
3511 Barley Mill Road,
Hockessin, DE 19707

Call us: 302.239.2334

Mail us

Ashland Nature Center
P.O. Box 700, Hockessin, DE 19707


Visitor Center
Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend hours return in April
Sat – Sun: closed
Closed on select holidays

Open dawn to dusk

Trail Maps

View and print our trail map and trail guide booklets.

Entry fee

Members: FREE

Nonmembers: child (age 2+) $3 / adult $5

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