Nassau County, NY - May 5, 2015 - Nassau County Executive today announced that the Muttontown Preserve will present a guided Nature Walk entitled, “Woodland Wildflowers,” on Sunday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The “Woodland Wildflowers” nature walk is a three mile walk through the wooded trails and meadows of the preserve. Participants will be able to enjoy flowers and trees in bloom, including Snowdrops and many more. Kettle Pond will also be on the walk and hikers will get a chance to see the pond’s inhabitants. The walk will begin at the Bill Paterson Nature Center.
Comprising 550 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds, Muttontown is Nassau County’s largest nature preserve and one of the most beautiful settings on Long Island. The preserve includes miles of marked nature trails with local wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Muttontown also has several structures, including the renovated Chelsea estate, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The walk is $5.00 and begins at the Bill Paterson Nature Center on the preserve. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Muttontown Preserve is located on Muttontown Lane, south of 25A, in East Norwich. For more information please call: (516) 571-8500.
For more information about the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, please call: (516) 572-0200 or click here to visit the website.