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We are OPENING the park with RESTRICTIONS (below) on Thursday 4/2
(Open to McKaig Members 4/1).

Consulting with state and local park experts, we have implemented measures to help with social safety and park safety.


๐—ฆ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด - 6' of separation, follow CDC guidelines. Sanitize hands often.

๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น ๐——๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป๐˜€ - to reduce close encounters on the parks narrower trails we have made several trails one direction only. Please print the map at www.EnjoyMcKaig.org/map

๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐˜€ - No Stream of off-trail walking, this is good for the park and also good for you. For example, poison ivy is starting to emerge.Due to the preservation of this pristine forest and streams, many species of animals and plants make their home here. For example, salamanders have just hatched along the stream banks, by dislodging rocks you risk harm to the little critters.

๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ - the risk of injury is too great with the significant increase of park visitors.

๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ด๐˜€ - There are no exceptions to this leash rule. Your dog may be friendly, but others may not be. Please be respectful and keep your dogs on a leash at all times. Bag every poop, deposit it in trash cans located at park entrances.

๐—จ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ - This may seem unnatural given that youโ€™re outside, but many park visitors come to the park to get away from the noise of everyday life.

๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—จ๐—ฝ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต - Encourage kids (and adults) to explore nature but not at the expense of doing harm.
"๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต" ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ - This area is next to the footbridge (map white 21) was a gathering point for too many visitors. We ask for you to continue walking the trails during your visit.

Other restrictions not listed here.




 

Connecting with nature is an essential part of life, research has found that experiencing nature makes all people happier, healthier and smarter.

The McKaig Nature Education Center is dedicated to preserving our 93 acres of parkland and leading programs that ignite appreciation of nature among all ages.


Visit the McKaig Park:

Located just to the east of Roberts Elementary School, 889 Croton Rd, Wayne(Park on street during school hours)

Map to McKaig

Hours: Dawn to Dusk for Non-Members
24/7 for Members

Click map image (above) for Trail Map



Become a member
We rely solely on memberships, donations and user fees for our educational programs and park operations. 
We receive no tax funds.

Our mission stands on 3 pillars:
Enjoyment: encouraging discovery of nature and our park's natural beauty and charm.
Education: teach what is not taught on classroom screens.
Environment: fierce advocates for environmental and open space preservation.

If you share these values and enjoy visiting the McKaig park, become a member.
 

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The parent organization for McKaig Nature Education Center is UMPHF, a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Federal Tax ID Number 23-7065229. 
PA Bureau of Charitable Organizations: 26623.



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