Kids and Families

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is the perfect place for family fun!  Come join in on one of our many kids and family programs or take a walk on our trails exploring nature together.

Keep checking our Calendar of Events for dates, costs and details. To ensure a place in a program, please make sure you pre-register by phone (215) 862-2924.

Nature Programs


Night Owls
Saturday, October 4, 6:30-8 p.m.

Members: $15/family; Non-members: $20/family, Advance registration by 10/1                                                                              

Don your pajamas and join us for an engaging program about owls.  We’re teaming up with the New Hope-Solebury to bring you stories, cool owl biofacts and a chance to discover firsthand what an owl ate for lunch when you dissect a real owl pellet.


Family Events and Resources

Discovery Day
Sunday, Sept. 21st, 2014  1 - 4 p.m., Free
Discover the beauty and bounty of the Preserve at this fun day of guided wildflower walks, children's craft activities, entertainment and exhibits. Learn more about Discovery Day.


Family Resources
Visit the Preserve as a family and let nature be your guide with our Discovery Trail Backpack Tour, explore the R.O.T. Plot and peruse our Children's Library. Learn more about our Family Resources.

Fall Fun Fridays

Fantastic Foliage: October 17, 2014 CANCELLED 
Crawly Critters: October 31,  2014
Terrific Turkeys: November 7, 2014

Fall Fun Friday programs run from 10-11:15 a.m. and include a story, an outdoor walk, and a take-home craft. This program is appropriate for ages 3 through 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Walks are weather dependent – please dress for the weather.

For registration/program info, check out our Calendar of Events.

Make & Take Programs

Natural Crafts           

Saturday, December 13, 3 – 4 p.m.

Members: $6/adult, $4/child; Non-members: $10/adult, $8/child.

Advance registration required by Thursday, December 11.

Creating beautiful ornaments from found objects offers a rustic and natural feel when decorating your home and tree. We will make four fun, whimsical ornaments using seed pods, pine cones, nuts and other natural materials found in and near the Preserve.

All materials provided, Please bring a container to carry your new ornaments home in.