Lasdon Park Arboretum & Memorial
Suggested Ages: 2 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly
Explore an interactive experience and learn the surprising challenges butterflies face every day. Shrink down into the undergrowth to become one of the most extraordinary creatures on earth. Embark on a challenging journey teeming with friends and foes revealing the unusual relationship between caterpillars, butterflies and their natural surroundings. Adventure through the leaves, learn how to move like a caterpillar, discover an ant that reaps the reward of an unusual friendship, then transform into a butterfly and take flight.
Beware, the maze includes dead-ends, down which lurk poisonous plants and predators waiting to pounce. Choose the right route, stamp your card along the way, and emerge as a beautiful butterfly
This is an interactive exhibit, no live butterflies (though you can probably find some in the outdoor pollinator garden) . Children 14 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Strollers are not permitted inside this exhibit.
Also explore the 234-acre public park has extensive formal gardens, an arboretum with a number of tree collections and a number of walking trails including a stunning veteran’s memorial trail. Highlights include a Chinese Friendship Garden and the dinosaur garden with life-size statues. Use your smart phone to follow Lexi the T-Rexi through your experience.