What can you do here?

See the list on the home page of ongoing maintenance we can use help completing.
Geocaching
Letterboxing
Day Camp
Sunset Camp
Eagle Scout and Gold Award Projects (see list below)
Insect Identification for Bug Projects for school
Bird Identification
Hikes:  Wildflower hike, prairie hike, creek hike, old woods hike
Observe bats, spiders, monarchs, butterflies, hawks, turkey, deer, squirrels, birds and more in their native habitat.
Identify over 80 varieties of prairie plants in our 3-4 acre prairie
Identify over 40 varieties of native butterfly attracting plants in our butterfly garden
Tent camp in the activity area
Camp in our 3 Eagle Campsite cabins
Cook over a fire
Picnic in our shelters
Observe wetlands


There are lots of fun things to do at Blackthorn Hill, but if you've never been there, a great way to hike around without getting lost is to do the Blackthorn Hill Nature Fun Letterbox found below.  Follow these clues to search for four letterboxes hidden on the property.  Bring a rubber stamp to leave your mark inside  each letterbox and bring a sheet of paper to stamp using the stamps in each letterbox.  Enjoy!

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