Public Programs

All programs are limited space and require registration. 

Program details, questions, and registration contact Rebecca Blacketter, environmental educator,  at

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Story Walk
Montco StoryWalk at the Norristown Farm Park 
Join us to take a walk and enjoy stories relating to nature and health. The story will begin in parking lot #1 and continue toward Germantown Pike. To finish the story you will turn around and head back to your car. Our first story is We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger. Each season our story will change! This program is made possible through a partnership between the Montgomery County Office of Public Health and Norristown Farm Park.

Saturday, October 30 
*Date change from originally planned date- 10/23*
Saturday Morning Bird Walk 
Join park staff for a Saturday Morning bird walk. Come observe some amazing birds that are only stopping by. Bring binoculars if you have them. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. 
All ages; Free

Tuesday, November 9th  
Morning Bird Walk
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bird walk.  Bring binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking.
All ages; Free

Wednesday, November 10th
Homeschool- Hike ‘n’ Seek
Discover the way many animals survive by hiding in plain sight. Take a hike to search for animals from mammal to insects. Dress for the weather. Two time slots available.
Children ages 7-13 with adult; Free

Saturday, November 13th
Join our educator Rebecca to learn all about skunks. Discover why they are black and white, what they eat, and feel a real skunk pelt. Then enjoy a visit with a live skunk from the Elmwood Park Zoo!
Ages 6 – Adult; $3 donation to Elmwood Zoo

Thursday, November 18th
Nature Explorer- Turkeys
Gobble Gobble, it is almost Thanksgiving. What do you know about turkeys? Explore neat facts about turkeys and hear a story. Then take a hike to search for the hidden turkeys! Finally create a craft to take home. Dress for the weather.
Children ages 3-6 with adult; $3 fee to cover craft supplies

Friday, November 19th
Full Moon Walk
Come experience a hike under the almost full moon. This nearly two mile hike will be led park ranger Dave. See some nocturnal animals and experience the starry sky. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking.
Ages 8 – Adult; Free

Saturday, November 20th
Owl Prowl- Family
Take a walk on the property and search for the silent hunters of the night, Owls. Learn some basic facts, touch feathers and hopefully hear a wild Owl. Bring a flashlight and wear sturdy walking shoes.
All ages; Free

Beautiful Sunset

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