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 »

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Special Events at Abbott's

Come to Abbott's Mill Nature Center's special community events.

Run the Mill Trail 5K Run/Walk 2017 Abbotts Mill

Thanks for making our Run the Mill Trail 5K Run/Walk a success!

A lookback on 2017's event...
Sat, Jun 3, 2017
Packet pickup 8 am, Run begins 9 am, Ends at Noon
$25/runner ($30 after May 27), all ages welcome
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

Come out and support our mission swiftly afoot as you take the trails at our Milford Millponds Nature Preserve 5K trail. This year's race will feature chip-timing provided by TriSports Events. After the run, enjoy a well-earned Dogfish Head craft beer, some post-race grub by Arena's, live music by 3CNorth, SUP/kayak rentals from Delmarva Board Sport Adventures on Abbott’s Pond, fun competitions for the whole family, and witness a "literal" running of our historic, preserved grist mill back at the Abbott’s Visitor Center. Entry fee includes a complimentary race t-shirt, a Dogfish Head craft beer (age 21+), and non-alcoholic beverages.

Music at the Mill - Summer Concert Series

Music at the Mill - Summer Concert Series

2nd Thursday Nights
Jun 8, Jul 13, Aug 10
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Free admission, all ages welcome
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

Dogfish Head craft ales, lawn games, and more. Before each concert, Lifecycle will be hosting a 5:30 pm ride from Lifecycle (10 S. E. Front St, Milford, DE) in downtown Milford to Music at the Mill and will have rental bikes available.

Jun 8: Lincoln City

Lincoln City specializes in classic rock, blues, and pop rock from the 70’s until today with covers of the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bad Company, U2
Vittles

JUL 13: Flatland Drive

Flatland Drive plays a blend of traditional, hard-driving bluegrass with modern stylings
Special Activities:
Hammock Hangout with REI Christiana
Food Truck:
Po’ Boys Creole & Fresh Catch

AUG 10: Free Range

Free Range is a Bluegrass band based in Caroline County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore whose sound is primarily Traditional Bluegrass, seasoned with a bit of old-time, Irish, and folk
Special Activities:
Hammock Hangout with REI Christiana
Food Truck:
Po’ Boys Creole & Fresh Catch

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