Choose a fun and engaging school field trip that promotes science, natural history, environmental education, and STEAM-based approaches. You will also meet our live animal ambassadors. Field trips are offered from 9:30 AM-12 PM. In addition, please visit the Virtual tab for live chats and free videos about watersheds and animal adaptations.

FREE field trips are available for Baltimore City Public Schools grades K-8 provided through funding from the National Park Foundation's Open Outdoors for Kids program. 

To register, click on the "Book this Field Trip" button below under the trip descriptions.


Other grades, click  

School field trips include:

  • Outdoor learning, hiking, and exploration in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park

  • Complimentary tickets for chaperones (10:1 ratio)

  • Free bus parking

  • All necessary supplies and gear, if requested

  • Park setting for outdoor picnic lunch

  • Fun times for everyone!


Native Neighbors
Grades: K-6

Natural communities are made up of native plants and animals. Trek the trails in search of native neighbors and learn how they coexist in Piedmont habitats. Meet our live animal ambassadors.

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Chesapeake Explorers
Grades: 8-9

Discover the journey from the stream to the Chesapeake Bay. Students will search for stream invertebrates, check for bio indicators of stream quality, and quite possibly get wet! Boots and gear are included.