Spend the day at Eagle Creek Park, one of the largest city parks in the country. Eagle Creek Park is open every day including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, dawn to dusk. Dusk is around 5:30 p.m. currently.
2013 Eagle Creek Park passes are great holiday gifts! $60 annual pass, only $50 for Marion County residents. Purchase today at the 56th Street Gatehouse, 327-7146, or at the 71st Street Gatehouse, 327-7147.
Earth Discovery Nature Center hours: M-Sat 9-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. Free with park entry, Winter Break Hikes on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on January 2, 3, & 4th, 2013. Gather at EDC and depart for the hike from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dress accordingly.
Sunday bird walks from the Ornithology Center, 327-BIRD. Open to the public, 9 a.m. Free with park entry, 90 minutes, rain or shine.