Hike it Baby monthly hikes begin Jan.3

Our partnership with Hike It Baby continues this year on January 3 at 3:30pm as we discover and learn about nests. On the first Thursday of each month we will lead a hike for our smallest explorers. All are welcome and there is no charge. We will meet at the covered pavilion and head our from there. To learn more about Hike It Baby, check out their website at https://hikeitbaby.com/.

Ho! Ho! Ho! Hike December 15, 10:00 am

Hike through the winter woods on a search for the color red. You may learn more about a red-tailed hawk or red fox along the way and then end your hike with a visit from the man in red, Santa Claus!

Tickets are available at the event for $5 each. Hikes will end with hot chocolate around the campfire.

For questions, email us at preserve@auburn.edu

Halloween Enchanted Forest Rescheduled for Oct 29 & 30

Due to a rainy forecast, we have decided to reschedule the Halloween Enchanted Forest to Oct 29 & 30.  The weather looks to be much better on these days and we want to make sure that everyone has a wonderful experience.  There are still tickets available, to purchase click on the link to the left on the homepage, https://secure.touchnet.net/C20021_ustores/web/classic/store_main.jsp?STOREID=175.  


Halloween Enchanted Forest: Rain Delay…

We are currently monitoring the weather for the upcoming Halloween Enchanted Forest, currently scheduled for Oct 25&26.  The rain looks to be making the event a little soggy so we may have to postpone until Monday, Oct 29 and Tuesday, Oct 30.  A final decision will be made later on today (Tuesday), in the meantime, ticket sales are postponed.  Thanks for your understanding!  Hope to see you all soon!

Halloween Enchanted Forest, Oct 25 & 26

This fun, family-friendly Halloween event takes our guests on a magical hike in our Enchanted Forest where they will be greeted and entertained by our costumed forest friends. Admission is $5 per person. This event is not recommended for children under 3 who might be afraid of costumed characters. Reservations are required.

Buy tickets and sign up for a set time slot. Group hikes will lead out every 10 minutes starting at 5:30 p.m. with last hike leaving out at 7:30 p.m. Hikes will last approximately 45-50 minutes. You will need to arrive and check in at pavilion a minimum of 15 minutes before your hike slot. Children’s activities will be available until hike starts including pumpkin bowling and various crafts. Wear your Halloween costume and comfy walking shoes. Bring a flashlight. Event will end at our amphitheater with a campfire , fortune teller and photo opportunities.

Fall Family Fun Day, Oct 6

Enjoy this fun event for the whole family at the preserve celebrating fall with music, hikes, animal encounters, face painting, and nature related crafts on October 6 between 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.. Food and drinks will be available for purchase and no registration is required. Overflow parking will be available in our north parking lot, located on Farmville Rd.  From this location, there is a well-marked 0.4-mile hike to amphitheater or golf cart shuttle will be available as well.  Entry is a $1 donation to the preserve for Adults and Youth, children 3 and under are free.

For questions or further information, email us at preserve@auburn.edu.

AUsome Amphibians and Reptiles Show

Join the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center staff for a one-hour presentation on the AUsome amphibians and reptiles found in our state and beyond. Children and adults will enjoy this entertaining hands-on program with live animals. Admission is $5/person. Children 3 and under are free. Pre-registration is not required.

Proceeds benefit the nature center. Sponsored by Auburn Opelika Tourism Bureau

KPNC featured on RFD TV’s Simply Southern

The Kreher Preserve and Nature Center was recently featured on an episode of RFD TV’s Simply Southern show.  The show highlights unique places around the state of Alabama each week.  The episode originally aired August 19 but will return on air on November 18.  In the meantime, you can follow this link below to watch, the KPNC is featured around the 10:00 minute mark.



Auburn University Welcome Week: Hike It Auburn

We are excited about welcoming back the Auburn University students with our event, ‘Hike It Auburn’ on Tuesday, August 21 from 5:00-7:00pm.  This free event will let Auburn students come explore our six miles of trails and have interactive experiences with our animals including snakes, lizards, and an alligator!  Trail mix and lemonade will be provided.

The Kreher Preserve and Nature Center is located at 2222 N. College Street and can be reached by a short drive down College St. or through a Tiger Transit request.