Montshire building, grounds & trails closed Read More
In the interest of public health, the Montshire’s building, grounds, and trails are temporarily closed until further notice.
Appreciate the natural beauty of our 100-acre woodland setting on our nature trails!
Our trails offer expansive views of the Connecticut River and outdoor exhibits that explore the ecology of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, from animal migration patterns and native plants to towering rock formations and land-use history. The Planet Walk even takes you on a scale-model journey from the Sun all the way out to dwarf planet Pluto!
This short walk in the Quinn Nature Preserve borders a two-acre meadow.View
This pleasant trail begins in Science Park, travels through the tunnel and winds along the Connecticut River.View
Walk all the way from the Sun to Pluto (and back) at our largest exhibit!View
A long challenging trail through scenic woods.View
Hike a trail that offers variety as you pass along different terrains.View
CLOSED FOR WINTER — An outdoor exhibit showcasing native plants, trees, and flowers in a wooded setting.View