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Nature at Night Festival is at McDowell Nature Center on October 17

(September 28, 2015) The McDowell Nature Center is presenting its Nature at Night Festival on Saturday, October 17 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. This all ages event costs $5.00 per person. They are encouraging people to pre-register by calling 704-588-5224. Space is LIMITED!

McDowell Nature Center

The festival will feature unlimited wagon rides, storytelling, hot dog fixin's bar, s'mores, live animals, night hikes, crafts and other activities, and much, much more.

McDowell Nature Center is located in McDowell Nature Preserve, which is on the western side of Steele Creek at Lake Wylie near the Buster Boyd Bridge. Use the main entrance to McDowell Nature Preserve off York Road across from Palisades Park Elementary School to access the Nature Center.

McDowell Nature Center

McDowell Nature Preserve covers over 1000 acres and features a campground and primitive camping sites, fishing and boating access to Lake Wylie, seven miles of hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and wildlife viewing opportunities. The McDowell Nature Center is a museum with live animals and nature displays that offers a variety of educational and other nature programs. The Nature Preserve and Center are two of the jewels of Steele Creek!

Nature Center hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sundays. The Nature Preserve is open from 7:00 AM to sunset daily

McDowell Nature Center

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