The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and Wild Spaces & Public Places program will be celebrating the city’s newest nature center at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27.
The dedication ceremony will be followed by guided tours and refreshments will be provided. Visitors can explore educational tables, explore the nature park’s TRACK Trail and view a self-guided eye-spy activity.
Renovations on the circa 1890 farmhouse at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park were completed in 2021 with the interior developed into a nature center for the Gainesville community.
Parking for the event will be at Greentree Park at 3700 NW 19th St. with a shuttle service providing transportation from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park is located at 1500 NW 45th Ave.
The renovation cost around $478,000 with partial funding provided by Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park tax dollars. Click here to view photos of the nature center’s renovation.
For more information about the event, call 352-393-8240 or visit Facebook.com/cityofgainesvillenature.