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Meadow Garden Walks & Hikes

Meadow Garden Walks & Hikes

Upcoming Dates

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Friday

July 10, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Saturday

July 11, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

July 18, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Tuesday

July 21, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Friday

July 24, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Saturday

July 25, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

August 1, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Friday

August 7, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Saturday

August 8, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

August 15, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Tuesday

August 18, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Friday

August 21, 2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Saturday

August 22, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

August 29, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

September 5, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

September 12, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

September 19, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

September 26, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

October 3, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

October 10, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

October 17, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday

October 24, 2015
10:30 am to 11:00 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Dates & Price

Free with Gardens admission

Come join our expert guides in the Meadow Garden as you immerse yourself in nature and explore the connections between living things and their environment.

Wildflowers, birding, wildlife, and habitats are just some of the topics covered in our programs. All hikes are weather dependent. Check at the Visitor Center or Peirce-du Pont House Information Desk for updates.

Hikes are suitable for all ages; guests should be active and able to walk moderate inclines. Come prepared with walking shoes, hat, and water bottle.

Explore our Trail Guide for self-guided walks and hikes.

Meadow Highlights Walk

Location: Peirce-du Pont House
Saturdays Through October 24, 10:30–11:00 am

Enjoy a walk along the accessible boardwalk with our expert volunteers as they introduce you to the history and ecology of the Meadow Garden.

Meadow Wildflower Hike

Location: Hourglass Lake Pavilion
Saturdays Through October 24, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Venture into the Meadow Garden with our wildflower experts and discover what’s currently in bloom. This longer hike picks up at the location where the Meadow Highlights Walk ends.

Bluebird Hike

Location: Hourglass Lake Pavilion
July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, 10:00–11:00 am

Join Longwood staff and volunteers to find out more about our bluebird program as we hike to several of the bluebird houses found in the Meadow Garden.

Meadow Pollinator Hike

Location: Hourglass Lake Pavilion
July 21 & August 18, 10:00–11:00 am

Join Longwood staff on a search for insects and pollinators buzzing and flying through the Meadow Garden.

Please join us for Meadow Days on July 18, August 15, September 19 & October 17, from 10:00 am–1:00 pm.

Please join us for more bird hikes through the Meadow:
Beginner Bird Hikes
Meadow Birding Hikes
American Birding Association Monthly Bird Hikes