Enchanted
Forest Trail

Step into the Majestic Forest of Fairies and Gnomes

Experience our outdoor exhibit featuring fairy and gnome homes along the walking trails of the Enchanted Forest at Heller Nature Center.

The exhibit is open May 21 – August 5, 2022.

Fairy & Gnome Home Builders Needed!

We are looking for fun and creative individuals or groups to build fairy and gnome homes for our Enchanted Forest Trail. Homes will be displayed for three months for all to enjoy. Prizes awarded to the top three homes.

Apply Today Questions? Email Us.

Enchanted Forest Event

Saturday, May 21 @ 1-4pm

Set out on a pony ride*, dance in the fairy circle, enjoy entertainment on the lawn, make a magical wand and go on a quest to find homes built for gnomes and fairies. Don’t forget to wear your enchanted attire!

Tickets are required for both Adult ($15) and Child ($30).

*pony rides are limited to riders 90lbs and under.

Questions?

Contact Us

Jessica
Reyes
Manager
847.579.4182
Meghan
Meredith
Naturalist
847.579.4183
Amy
Banner
Naturalist
847.579.4184
Chris
Maliszewski
Assistant Director of Recreation & Facilities
847.579.3108