Welcome to the Douglas-Hart Nature Center!
2204 DeWitt Avenue East
Mattoon, IL 61938
Monday - Friday 8am-4pm
The Visitor Center is closed on winter Sundays.
Our normal 1-4pm Sunday hours will resume in March.
Trails are still open 7-days a week, sunrise to sunset.
The Homeschool Naturalist program is currently accepting registrations for the spring semester. Classes are the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month 10-11:30am and 1-2:30pm. Advanced classes are ages 11 and up and are Wednesday 10-11:30am or Thursday 1-2:30pm. Existing families, please call the nature center at 235-4644 to register for your spot.
$3 for members/$4 for non-members
Semester Rate (5 classes):
$12 for members/$18 for non-members per child
$33 for members/$51 for non-members family rate
Click here to print the registration form
(NEW FAMILIES ONLY)