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 »

 

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Facility Rentals at Ashland Nature Center

Ashland Nature Center is a wonderful place to host your business meeting, seminar, workshop or retreat. Several spaces are available, including a conference room, auditorium, and our Ashland Overnight Lodge.

Learn more about facility rentals:
Contact our Visitor Services Coordinator
302.239.2334 x110 |

Ashland Nature Center Conference Room

Ashland Conference Room

Located in our Visitor Center.

For the amenities list, please contact our Visitor Services Coordinator (see above).

Ashland Nature Center Auditorium

Ashland Auditorium

Located in our Visitor Center.

For the amenities list, please contact our Visitor Services Coordinator (see above).

Ashland Nature Center Overnight Lodge

Ashland Overnight Lodge

Amenities include:

  • Science lab with microscopes and video microscope
  • Two dormitories with bunk beds, accommodating up to 72 people
  • Great Room with fireplace, web-TV, DVD , seating for 80
  • Panoramic view
  • Restrooms with showers
  • Modern kitchen, all appliances and cooking/eating utensils provided
  • Backup generator to ensure comfort and safety