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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve and Stevens Nature Center
2616 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC 27518
(919) 387-5980
(919) 388-1140 (fax)
Laura White, Nature Center Supervisor
Park Description

Stevens Nature Center was designed to compliment the natural surroundings of Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve . The 3,700-square-foot center is named for Colonel William Walton Stevens and his wife Emily Stevens for their generous contributions and support of the center"s programs. Colonel Stevens was a native of Wake County and worked as a soil scientist and soil conservationist for the State of North Carolina where he was a leader in the conservation field. The Stevens Nature Center provides information about the natural history of the area and the plants and animals that live in the Nature Preserve. The nature center also offers a variety of nature programs for participants of all ages on a year-round basis. Features include: Nature"s Niche Gift Shop, Hands-on educational exhibit hall, Classroom, Outdoor education shelter, Native wildflower garden

Hours of Operation: May-September:

Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;

Sunday 1-7 p.m.

October - April:

Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Sunday 1-5 p.m.

The Stevens Nature Center is closed on all official Town holidays.

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve Hours of Operation: Daily - 9 a.m. to Sunset

Fees: No entry fees for this park
Metro Region: Triangle, NC
Park Management: City

Benches   Boardwalk   First Aid   Flower Gardens   Handicap Accessible   Nature Reserve   Open Space   Parking   Pond/Stream/Lake   Ranger Station   Restrooms   Special Features   Trails, Natural Surface   Water Fountain   Wildlife Viewing   

Wake County Parks and Open Space long term
Wake County Parks and Recreation Short Term