Newton: Nahanton Park




Nahanton Park: 455 Nahanton Street, Newton MA

Situated along the Newton-Needham line, our Nahanton Park site offers endless opportunities for nature exploration and play. Within the 55 acres of natural landscape, we explore various habitats – meadows, woodlands and wetlands. The beautiful Nahanton Park Nature Center also acts as an excellent resource for teaching and provides great indoor space in the case of inclement weather.

Things to Know

  • Offered for Explorers (Ages 3-6) and Hikers (Ages 6-8)
  • Program runs from 9:00am-1:00pm
  • 8:30am early drop-off and extended day until 3:00pm are available
  • Please bring a NUT-FREE lunch
  • Mid-morning snack of Rold Gold pretzels will be provided
  • A Fla-Vor-Ice popsicle is given at the end of each day
  • Children MUST be potty-trained

Health Forms

This program requires a health form for your child. Please submit a health record from your child's physician before June 1st. You can email all health forms to, or mail your health forms to:

PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration
1 Bridge Street, Suite 105
Newton, MA

Nahanton Park Summer 2018 Schedule


June 11 - 15

June 18 - 22

June 25 - 29

August 13 - 17

August 20 - 24

August 27 - 31

Weekly Theme

Nighttime Nature

Dirt Diggers

What's For Dinner?

Summertime in Nature

Plant Lovers

Mammal Mania


Discover who is getting up when you're going to bed at night!

Roll over logs and dig in the soil in search of animals and bugs!

Explore the links in the food chain!

Discover how summer weather is helping nature grow!

Find out what animals are using plants for their food and home!

Learn what mammals we are related to in Massachusetts!

Early Drop-off & Extended Day

Early drop-off at 8:30am and extended day 1:00-3:00pm are available at this location. If you would like to register less than a week before the start of your program, you must speak with a PUDDLESTOMPERS Staff member first, or email us at You can register for early drop-off and extended day here



Early Drop-off: $9.00/day/child
Extended day: $34/day/child


Children MUST be potty trained in order to attend this program. Please review our full list of our Policies, including our refund and cancellation policies, before registering. This program is offered in partnership with the Newton Parks & Recreation Department