Nature Exploration Backpacks at Calkins Nature Area

Check out one of our backpacks equipped with binoculars and field guides to expand your identification skills and knowledge of birds, wildflowers, prairie grasses, trees, butterflies and insects, mushrooms, and reptiles and amphibians.
A panoramic prairie vista on the prairie trail at Calkins. A panoramic prairie vista above can be seen on the prairie trail at Calkins Nature Area.

The tools of the trade; a fully stocked nature exploration backpack is available at Calkins Nature Area free of charge.
Fully stocked nature exploration backpack.