Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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November 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Nature Play Day

Guests hike on the Trails in Mt. Cuba Center's natural lands.

Discover the wild side of Mt. Cuba with a day of outdoor fun in our natural lands. Take to the open skies by flying a kite; touch-a-truck and tractor; navigate a nature obstacle course; and more! Embrace your inner explorer on a guided hike through rolling terrain. A variety of food and beverage selections available for purchase. Visit for more information. Free parking for this event is at 1003 Old Wilmington Road, just east of Brackenville Road.

This program takes place in person in Mt. Cuba Center natural lands Saturday, November 4th, 2023 (Rain Date: Sunday, November 5).

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