Summer Fun Day #65: Visit the Rachel Carson Conservation Park


The Rachel Carson Conservation Park in Montgomery County is a great place to explore nature with the kids.

natureparkThe park is undeveloped and covers over 650 acres, boasting ample wildlife, beautiful rock outcroppings, and the Hawlings River, as well as over six miles of paved and unpaved trails for hikers and horseback riders.

Rachel Carson Conservation Park is labeled as a “Best Natural Area.” There are mature upland oak hickory forest, uncommon mammals and several species of orchids. Parking is available at the intersection of Zion Road and Sundown Road where the Hawlings River crosses Zion Road. Visit the Montgomery Parks website to learn more and take a look at maps and trails.

For more summer fun ideas, check out our 100 Days of Summer list of family activities, or see our daily calendar of events.