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Halloween Hikes

A unique Halloween adventure, that will take your child on a well-lit hike through the forest to meet woodland creatures and hear about how they live.

It’s the perfect non-scary alternative to traditional Halloween events
and a VERY important fundraiser for CNC in it’s 32nd year!

The Hike

Experience the mystery of a guided night hike! Each group of 20 – 25 people will have a guide lead them on a lighted trail. Meet costumed characters including everyone’s favorites, the Box Turtle and Dragonfly during your ~45-minute hike.

World Music

Drum, dance and play along to world music!

Festival Fun

Crafts & Face Painting


Purchase a s’more kit for a tasty treat!

Ticket Information

  • Admission is $10/person (children 2 and under are free.) Save $1 off each ticket the first weekend (October 20 and 21); Includes all activities throughout the evening (food is an additional cost.)
  • CNC Members may purchase tickets in advance beginning on October 1st at the Visitor Services Desk in the Discovery Center. CNC is open Monday – Saturday from 10am—5pm and Sunday from Noon – 5pm
  • Ticket Sales begin at 6:30pm each night and end at 8:30pm for the General Public (advance tickets are not available)

Last Minutes Details!

  • Hikes begin at 7pm and run continuously. You will receive a hike number with your ticket purchase.
  • Activities begin at 7pm and run until 9:45pm.
  • Please Carpool! There is limited parking in the CNC parking lot.
  • Please note that there is not an ATM on site. Cash is needed for coffee, hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn, and s’mores!
  • Please note that pets are not allowed on the CNC grounds.
  • Author Rosalind Bunn will be reading from her book The Monsters Three on Friday, Oct. 21 and 27

Sponsored by:


Questions? Contact or 770-992-2055 ext. 236.