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Discovery Pond

Where adventure and learning happen naturally . . .

Discovery Pond is a natural play area for children designed to inspire creative play and environmental learning. It has unconventional play features like a tree house, boulder scramble, slide inside a hollow log, snag climb, pond with waterfalls and log crossing, walking trails and rain gardens.

 

Girl leaps from rock to rock above Discovery PondHOURS OF OPERATION

  • Open daily 9:30 am to 30 minutes after sunset, except when reserved by a group or party 
     

RESERVE DISCOVERY POND FOR YOUR GROUP OR PARTY
Reservations give you exclusive use of the play area for one hour and the picnic shelter for two and a half hours.This active rental program allows us to offer regular use of Discovery Pond at no charge to visitors.

  • Reservable times:

    - Monday-Saturday
    / $150 
    • Picnic Shelter from 10:00am-12:30 pm
    • Discovery Pond from 10:30-11:30 am
    • Picnic Shelter from 1:00-3:30 pm
    • Discovery Pond from 1:30-2:30 pm

    - Sunday / $200
    • Picnic Shelter from 10:00 am-12:30 pm
    • Discovery Pond from 10:30-11:30 am
    • Picnic Shelter from 1:00-3:30 pm
    • Discovery Pond from 1:30-2:30 pm

     
  • Call (253) 591-6439 for more info.
 
 Cover of Discovery Pond Party Invitation