Explore Aullwood's Sugarbush with a naturalist! Learn how to identify trees in winter, discover woodland winter residents, and see how maple syrup is made.
This walk is open to members and nonmembers. Friends of Aullwood, National Audubon Society and ANCA members are free. Nonmembers are $10 adults, $7 children (age 3-11); 2 and under are free. You may pay your admission fee on the day of the walk or pre-pay by calling 937-890-7360. You must preregister for walks by calling 937-890-7360 or clicking the red "Register Now" button on this page. There is a limit of 10 members on a walk at a time. This walk begins and ends at 9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton 45414. Please be ready and waiting on the sidewalk in front of the Farm Discovery Center at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start of the walk. The walk starts promptly at the scheduled start time and ends promptly at the scheduled end time. This walk is on uneven ground on unpaved trails which may be muddy, snow-covered and/or icy.
Please read the “Important Information and Guidelines for Walks and Programs” below. For more information on our status and precautions we are taking to maximize safety, please visit http://aullwood.audubon.org/reopen
== Important Information and Guidelines for Walks and Programs ==
Aullwood is following the recommendations from government officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Ohio Department of Health and the National Audubon Society. In order to keep everyone as safe as possible there are new guidelines and procedures for Aullwood programs. Guidelines are subject to change as state mandates change. The safety of our members, volunteers and staff is our top priority.
+ Preregistration is required to attend any walks or programs. Call 937-890-7360 to preregister for programs or preregister online.
+ Programs begin promptly at their scheduled start time, are weather dependent and are cancelled if there is thunder, lightning or heavy rain. Participants will be contacted via email should a program be cancelled.
+ If you or someone in your household is sick, stay home. Do not visit Aullwood if you have a fever, persistent cough or shortness of breath.
+ We will follow social distancing during programs and keep at least 6 feet apart.
+ Masks are required when inside any building. Masks are required outdoors when unable to keep at least a 6 foot social distance from those not in your household.
+ Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before and after your visit.
+ Programs are to take place outdoors unless severe weather threatens, participants need to use the restroom or there is an emergency.
+ If guests are not following social distancing and other guidelines, we may be forced to cancel programs or walks.
We are limiting the number of people inside Farm Discovery Center to fifty and performing professional deep cleanings of our facility and frequent cleaning of high-touch areas. Visitors are required to wear masks when inside the Farm Discovery Center with the exception of children 2 and under and those with medical issues. Single use masks will be available for free. We have established one-way traffic patterns throughout our facilities. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the site.
We need your support now more than ever! Please consider a tax-deductible gift to help support our work during the COVID-19 crisis by visiting https://aullwood.audubon.org/donate or clicking the red donate button in the upper right corner of this page.