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 »

 
Native Plant Sale 2018. Members only: May 3 – 4, 2018. Open to public days: May 5 – 6, 2018. At Coverdale Farm Preserve
Clean Water Rally, Tue, June 5, 2018

Winter fun at Ashland

Check out our winter activities for adults, kids, and families.
Upcoming activities

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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!
* Non-members pay a small entry fee - see "Locations, hours, and fees" below for details.

Wild & Wonderful Weekends

Returning in April 2018

BIrd Walks & Bird Banding

Returning in April 2018

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Location, hours & fees

Address
3511 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, DE
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Phone: 302.239.2334

Entry fee
Members: FREE
Non-members: child (age 2+) $3 / adult $5

Trails hours
Open daily: dawn to dusk

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

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