Schoolyard Habitat Donation

Make your tax credit donation to returning Schoolyard Habitat School Coyote Springs Elementary.

Winter Luminaria

Join us for the 2nd annual Winter Luminaria at the Highlands Center. As attendees stroll through the Discovery Gardens guided by the soft glow of luminaries, they will experience winter-themed activities and Yule-time warming fires, while enjoying hot seasonal beverages (non alcoholic) in our outdoor winter cafe. Sponsored by Guild Mortgage.

$10 members, $20 non-members, 12 and under free with adult.

Online Nature Store

The Benson Family Nature store is going online! Order online and pickup at the Highlands Center. Details at the button below. 

Hiking Spree 2020

Hiking Spree 2020 runs from October 16th to December 14th.

Wreath Making Workshop

This December, we are offering you the opportunity make and take home your very own wreath. In this two hour class, we will provide natural materials and the tools you need to create your own grapevine wreath discuss how to collect and prepare materials.

This workshop is full, check back for more workshops, classes and activities at the Highlands Center!

Wonder – Explore – Discover

The Highlands Center, a Prescott nature center, is a hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature.

For updates regarding the Highlands Center’s response to Covid-19 including cancellations and site visitation click here.

Fresh Air Moments: Home for the Holidays

Fresh Air Moments: Home for the Holidays

Ladybugs in the Central Highlands Winter With short days, cool temperatures, and a progression of celebratory occasions - November and December are times where we often gather together, eat a lot of food, and nestle in our homes with blankets, slippers, and sometimes...

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The Benson Family Nature Store is going online! Over the coming days youll see nature-themed products from our store, listed in our new online store!

Purchase online from the comfort of home and pickup at the Highlands Center for Natural History weekdays between 8am - 4pm. Supplies are limited. 

https://highlandscenter.org/store/

The Benson Family Nature Store is going online! Over the coming days you'll see nature-themed products from our store, listed in our new online store!

Purchase online from the comfort of home and pickup at the Highlands Center for Natural History weekdays between 8am - 4pm. Supplies are limited.

highlandscenter.org/store/
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Thursday at 5:30 PM is FILLED. Reserve your tickets TODAY!

highlandscenter.org/upcoming-event/2020-winter-luminaria/
Thursday at 5:30 PM is FILLED. Reserve your tickets TODAY!
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The Mighty Oak

The Mighty Oak

Found in all temperate parts of the world, the oak tree has a history with humankind. Many old oaks, especially in the Old World, grew to impressive size, well-deserving of the term mighty.  It was revered in the ancient British Isles as a sacred tree and was...

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The Highlands Center for Natural History

Prescott Nature Center

In our classroom without walls you will discover Ponderosa Pine covered mountains, deeply shaded riparian habitats, chaparral and woodland, remarkable geologic formations, and amazing vistas, in addition to all manner of forest inhabitants. With educational programming, hiking trails, and a botanic garden, our Prescott nature center has activities for all ages. 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott, AZ 86303 Get Directions > 

Highlands Center building, providing outdoor education activities

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