After school hikes planned at nature center

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Prairie Park Nature Center is offering children the chance to get outside for guided hikes after the school day ends.

No Child Inside Hiking Adventures will take participants ages seven years-old to 12 years-old on guided nature hikes where they will take part in a variety of hike-related activities. The hike is 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Additional hikes will be held 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3 and 17. Cost is $5 per child, per hike.

Registration can be done online at or at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center; or the Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information on the event, contact the nature center at (785) 832-7980.