Trails and Open Space Programs & Activities 

 Bring the Gnome home hide and seek game

Bring the Gnome Home 2022

 The Gnome returns July 1st, for one full year!   What does this mean for you? A chance to win a sweet prize sponsored by a cool local business. On the first of each month starting July 1 2022, our forest gnome hides within sight of a trail managed by ACC Trails and Open Space. If you see him, grab him and return him to Sandy Creek Nature Center to collect that month’s prize. All prizes are worth at least $25! Follow the game and get clues at

Cost: Free


Night Hikes

Discover local trails by moonlight! Come along on our guided night hike. Enjoy activities that enhance the beauty and magic of our forest at night 

 Cost: $2 residents/ $3 non-residents

Register for 10/7/22

Register for 11/4/22

Autumn Splendor Lakeside Loop Hike, Fall leaves and lake

Autumn Splendor Lakeside Loop Hike     

Celebrate the beauty of fall with an epic day hike. Come along with Trails and Open Space staff on this seven-mile trek around Lake Chapman. Wear shoes for hiking and pack in essentials for this 4-hour walk. The fall color should be spectacular.

Cost: $2 residents/ $3 non-residents

Register for 11/19/22