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Bartlett Park District and COVID-19 (Coronavirus) The Bartlett Park District has entered Phase 3 of Restore Illinois.  Information update from Rita Fletcher, Executive Director May 27, 2020.
The Bartlett Aquatic Center and Spray Playgrounds will NOT open for the 2020 season.
Golf courses are open with the following restrictions in force. Phase 3 Restore Illinois Golf Guidelines May 29
Day Camps open June 15. Register today.
Group Fitness Classes June 8-20 advance registration required.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE 

 

General Information

The Bartlett Nature Center resides in the James “Pate” Philip State Park, which the state has not reopened yet. This means that the trails, land, and visitor center are closed until the state declares them open.

Bartlett Nature Center offers a large variety of programs to explore nature through activities, hands-on projects, and games for: Boy and Girl Scouts, schools grade K-12, home schools, daycare & preschools, public/private functions, birthday parties, youth groups, and the community. A variety of animals consisting mainly of reptiles, amphibians, and insects are available for viewing. Animal bones and pelts are also on display. There are four miles of crushed limestone trails on 501 acres. Hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing are permitted on trails. When snow is on the ground snowshoes and cross country skis are available for rent through the Nature Center.

Bartlett Nature Center Informational Pamphlet

Bartlett Nature Center Hours:

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm & Saturday 9am-1pm (Park & Trails close at dusk)

The Nature Center is closed on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.


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