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season so let's learn about skeletons! Examine multiple models to
discover similarities and differences between them. Then head outside to
find hidden bones and piece them together to uncover which animal they
with small children will enjoy a guided walk full of silly and
nature-themed tales told by costumed storytellers along the decorated
trails of the Great Swamp. Wear your own costume! Make sure to sign up
for your time slot in advance! Check it
Cost: $5 per
person. Preregistration is required.
slightly spooky and nature-themed tales told by costumed storytellers
along the decorated, glowing nighttime trails of the Great Swamp. Time
slots every 15 minutes starting at 5:30. Sign up in advance for a slot -
they fill up quickly! Learn more!
per person. Preregistration is required.
FALL FARM FUN
October 28 and 29
It’s the last weekend for pumpkins at Fosterfields! Enjoy fall
activities like watching apples being pressed into cider, wagon rides, and
much more…learn about
the event here!
Cost: Cost: $15 per person, children 2 & under are FREE.
Preregistration is recommended.
DO ANIMALS WEAR COSTUMES?
Dress up in
your Halloween costume and come learn about how animals' fancy
"attire" helps them survive in nature! Touch real fur, feathers
and more! Adults are welcome to stay or drop off. Learn more
Cost: $7 per
child. Preregistration is required.
trails, look in the streams and find what's exciting and alive in the
wilderness areas of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. All set to explore the
wonders of nature?
Enjoy an apple cidering story, and fun activities before you
help press apple cider. Taste homemade cider at the end! Get more
Cost: $7 per
child. Preregistration required.
CIVIL WAR WEEKEND
November 4 & 5
Weekend is back at Fosterfields! Join NJ's 2nd brigade as they host a
reenactment weekend. Witness the historic skirmishes, camp set-ups,
and more enacted during this family-friendly event. Learn more
Cost: $10 per person, children 2 & under are FREE.
Preregistration is required.
APPLE CIDERING DEMOS
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 25
Find out why
you’ve been looking at apples upside down your whole life and help make
fresh apple cider by hand with an old-fashioned cider press. Taste
homemade cider at the end! Find out
Cost: $5 per person. Preregistration required.
S'MORE FUN TRAIL
RUN & 1-MILE FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK
Fun Trail Run features a chip-timed 5k race or a 1-mile family fun
run/walk at Central Park of Morris County’s cross-country course. After
your run, stop by the campfire to warm up and roast some marshmallows! Learn more about the
Cost: $30 per person. Preregistration is required.
Look What’s Coming:
HUNT: LEAF ME ALONE
November 1-November 30
falling and waiting to be found. Look for the sizes, shapes, and colors.
What can you find throughout the gardens?