Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park‎, Nature Detectives Trail Day


July 01, 2020 to July 29, 2020
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, 1 weeks on Wednesday


Biodiveristy Education Center View map
367 Freeport Pkwy,
Coppell, TX, 75019

Additional Information


Trail Days are designed for families and youth ages 3–14. Drop in during open hours to learn about a theme in nature by exploring various activity stations on the trails of Coppell Nature Park.

Maps are provided and station locations allow social distancing. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is free of charge and required is not registration.

Nature Detectives Trail Day: Wednesday, July 1
The wild animals in Coppell Nature Park are rarely seen. So, how do we know they live here? Come develop your tracking skills by examining and interpreting the indirect evidence animals leave behind.

Incredible Insects Trail Day: Wednesday, July 8
Discover the unique characteristics of insects and their important roles in the ecosystem. Encounter the different types of insects that live in Coppell Nature Park. Learn why insect populations declining and how YOU can help.

Nighttime Adventures Trail Day: Wednesday, July 15
Want to know what goes bump (or chirp or scurry) in the night? Learn why some animals come out at night and how they adapt to their dark environment.  

Dino Discovery Trail Day: Wednesday, July 29
Do you DIG dinosaurs? What did Coppell Nature Park look like 100 million years ago? Unearth the unique history behind the prehistoric organisms that roamed North Texas throughout the ancient past. You may be surprised by the fossil evidence found her! Learn about the various forms of wildlife and how they were influenced over time by the changing environment.