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Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs. Contact the center office for a listing of upcoming educational programs. The center covers more than 665 acres of beautiful deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations.

2910 New Holland Road, Reading, PA 19607-9448








Lisa Miller



Upcoming Events

The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods - Meet the Author

Join us for a book reading of The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods by author Dori Hoch www.dorihoch.com. Enjoy a craft and guided trail walk with Nolde...

6/2 10am
Guided Dog Hike

Come hike the trails with your furry best friend. Enjoy the seasonal changes in the forest. All dogs must be on leash. One dog per hiker. Medium...

6/2 2pm
Friends of Nolde Forest Meeting

Friends of Nolde Forest meet the first Wednesday of the month at 5:00PM in C.H. McConnell Hall. New members always welcome! Join us! Opportunities for...

6/6 5pm
Trail Work Day

Join Nolde Forest staff and volunteers for a fun evening of trail work at 5pm on the First and Third Thursdays. Wear sturdy shoes/boots/work gloves, and...

6/7 5pm
Yoga at Nolde with Nicole

Take some time out of your busy schedule to relax and refresh your inner peace at Nolde Forest. Practice will take place in McConnell Hall or on the outside...

6/7 6pm

Recent Events

Turtle Day


Trail Work Day


Recent Activity

Brittany Decker

Brittany Decker left a positive review 8/24/2017

Miss. Rachel did a great job keeping the kids engaged and also made it interesting and fun for the adults! Looking forward to the next one!

Jordan R Scroble

Jordan R Scroble left a positive review 6/3/2017

We had a great time and learned so much. Susan is quite the expert!

Autumn Gordon

Autumn Gordon left a positive review 4/15/2017

My 2.5 year old loved this storytime and hike. We can't wait to come again.

James Wassell

James Wassell left a positive review 11/19/2016

Fun hike! It was nice to see the forest at night.

Debra Witowski

Debra Witowski left a positive review 11/6/2016

I learned hoe to identify oak trees by bark

Debra Witowski

Debra Witowski left a positive review 11/6/2016

Beautiful day I learned how to identify oak trees by thier bark

Patricia Avila

Patricia Avila left a positive review 8/25/2016

Ms. Racheal really engaged the kids with the story and animal parts talking about animal adaptions. We loved the hike and catching bugs. Also we enjoyed making animal prints on clay to take home.