Tax Credit Schoolyard Habitat Program

Use your tax credit to contribute to our schoolyard habitat program. Help us restore land into a rich, diverse native habitat, create an outdoor classroom, and provide for two years of teacher support and student instruction from Highlands Center staff.


Trips & Tours: Hassyampa River Preserve

Wednesday, March 7

Join us for a guided tour of the Hassayampa River Preserve with local natural historian, Ranger Eric Hough! 


Highlands Nature Camps

March 12-16, June 4-July 20

Looking for something fun for the kids to do during their spring or summer break?  Sign up for one of our nature camps!


Early Ed: Knee-High Naturalists

Saturdays, March 10 & 24, April 7 & 21

Explore the Prescott National Forest with your 3 or 4 yr old and open their eyes to the ‘little big world’ of the Central Arizona Highlands.


Insights to the Outdoors: Unique Perspectives in Landscape Photography

Saturday, March 24

Join Matt Turner as he shows us the Central Arizona Highlands and the greater Southwest in ways we have rarely seen it before!

Spring Spectacular

Thursday, March 29

Come celebrate the beginning of spring in the James Family Discovery Gardens!

Shakespeare in the Pines

June 15-16 and June 22-23

Twelfth Night or What You Will
Presenting Sponsor ~ Lamb Cadillac
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. SAVE 10%! Good until March 1, 2018.

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.

Events and Calendar

Adult Classes and Programs

Kid & Family Programs

The James Family Discovery Gardens

Highlands Center Hiking Trails

Weddings and Rentals

Memberships and Renewals

Volunteer Opportunities

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

Facebook News

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates!

You have Successfully Subscribed!