NOTE: AULLWOOD'S NATURE CENTER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE SEE OUR REOPENING PAGE FOR DETAILS. THANK YOU!
Locations and Directions
Aullwood consists of two major locations, Aullwood Nature Center and Aullwood Farm, connected by six miles of walking trails running through our beautiful 200 acre nature sanctuary. You can begin your visit at either site, then enjoy a scenic walk in the Nature Sanctuary along trails leading to the other location or take a quick five minute car trip there instead. Your payment at either location pays your admission to both.
Aullwood Nature Center is located at 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton, OH 45414. Aullwood Farm is located at 9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton, OH 45414.
Hours and Admission
Aullwood is open to the general public. Beginning January 2, Aullwood's hours will change due to the surge in local COVID cases. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aullwood will be open via the entrance at Aullwood Farm at 9101 Frederick Pike. We will be open 9 AM to 5 PM Friday and Saturday and 1 PM to 5 PM Sunday. All of Aullwood's trails are accessible from the farm. Aullwood's Nature Center remains closed to all at this time. On Monday through Thursday ONLY from 9 AM to 5 PM, when Aullwood Farm is closed, Aullwood's Nature Center parking lot at 1000 Aullwood Road will be open to the public for free admission to Aullwood's nature center trails. (Please note that vehicles left in the lot after 5 PM will be locked in.) No public restrooms will be available anywhere onsite Monday through Thursday, and Aullwood Farm and farm trails will be closed Monday through Thursday. For more details on our status, visit https://aullwood.audubon.org/reopen or call 937-890-7360. Please check our Upcoming Events calendar for the information about upcoming events.
General admission is free for children 2 and under, $7.00 for children 3 to 11, and $10.00 for adults 12 and over. Members of Friends of Aullwood (our support group) and the National Audubon Society receive free admission with membership card. Special events like Apple Fest can have different fees; please see our Upcoming Events calendar, check our Annual Events listing or contact us to check!
Special Programs and Annual Events
Aullwood has many special programs and annual events you may enjoy! Keep up to date with all the latest happenings on our Upcoming Events calendar, or see our Annual Events listing to see the major events we host throughout the year.
Please see Aullwood's Trail Map and Brochure for a complete guide to Aullwood's farm, center, sanctuary and walking trails, as well as general information about us.
Aullwood's Nature Store has relocated to Aullwood Farm and is open during Aullwood's regular business hours. A visit to our gift store is a great way to take a piece of Aullwood home with you. Aullwood's Nature Store carries hundreds of nature related items, including a variety of bird feeders and houses, children's educational toys and games, nature gifts and crafts. Field guides and birding, ecology and Ohio related books are all topics carried in our book department, along with activity, pop-up and board books for children. All store proceeds help support Aullwood's programs and help us preserve the sanctuary. Remember that a Friends of Aullwood membership entitles you to a 10% discount in Aullwood's Nature Store and much more!
Ample parking is available at both Aullwood Farm and Aullwood Center, and is free during regular business hours.
Aullwood's Farm and Center as well as trails and property are smoke-free. No smoking, including the use of electronic or e-cigarettes, is permitted in any location at any time.
Photography and Videography
Aullwood Audubon does not require any special permits for photography or videography. Photography or videography is permitted for any purpose during our regular hours, as long as the process does not violate any of our other policies or inconvenience other patrons while they are using the trails or facilities. Please note that all participants do need to pay our standard general admission fees, which are free for children 2 and under, $7.00 for children 3 to 11, and $10.00 for adults 12 and over. (As always, Members of Friends of Aullwood, our support group, and the National Audubon Society receive free admission with membership card.)
Dogs on leash are permitted at Aullwood Audubon. We do not allow retractable leashes on our property. Aullwood Farm and Aullwood's festival events often feature a variety of animals as well as dogs from participating service organizations, so please keep this in mind if your dog doesn't always 'play well with others'.
1000 Aullwood Road
Dayton OH 45414-1129