We've built a village in the trees perfect for kids*, or kids at heart, to explore. Cross wavy bridges and crawl through elevated tunnels. Take in the view from a human-sized bird nest and balance on wiggly surfaces. The bridges, walkways, and towers are safe, fully netted, and offer accessible routes. Which means you can explore the world from a fresh point of view.
Know Before You Go
Review the Nature Trek rules and make sure you have the best experience possible.
No food, drinks, or gum allowed inside the exhibit.
Adult supervision required. All children must be accompanied into this attraction with an adult.
The climbing structure is only for ages 3 and up. Children ages 3-8 must be accompanied throughout the climbing structure by a chaperone age 14 and up.
This attraction has a wheelchair accessible route.
Closed-toe, secured sneakers are best. We do not recommend flip-flops or un-secure footwear. High heels are prohibited on the climbing structure.
For everyone’s safety the nature play section is closed. Thank you for following all rules and signs.
*Please note: Adult supervision required. Climbing structure is only for ages 3 and up; the play area is for all ages.
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