Family Adventures

Explore the amazing variety of life living in your backyard with the Esplanade Association’s Family Adventures! Family Adventures is a free program that invites children, teens and families of all kinds to visit the Esplanade and learn about the amazing diversity of habitats, animals and plants in a way that will engage both their minds and their bodies while having fun in the Park. With funding provided by the Uncle Larry’s Fund, Family Adventures is free and fun for all ages!


Wildlife Walk: Saturday, May 12th 10am to 12pm
Just in time for Mother’s Day, join Mass Audubon’s naturalists as we walk along the Esplanade identifying different bird wildlife species. Hear about wildlife habitats on the Esplanade and how to restore and preserve those habitats. Families will receive a free pair of binoculars and play our Wildlife Bingo!

Register for the Mother’s Day Wildlife Walk. 

Explore the Charles River: Saturday, June 16th 10am to 1pm (EVENT FULL)
Celebrate Father’s Day with two days of free fishing and kayaking! Esplanade Association staff and professional anglers will teach participants about the history of the Charles River, the fish that live in the River, and threats to water quality.

Register for the Father’s Day fishing and kayaking adventure. 

Explore the Charles River: Saturday, July 21st 10am to 1pm (EVENT FULL)
Celebrate summer on the Charles River with two days of free fishing and kayaking! Esplanade Association staff and professional anglers will teach participants about the history of the Charles River, the fish that live in the River, and threats to water quality.

Register for the July 21 fishing and kayking adventure.

Saturday, October 6th: Esplanade A-to-Z Scavenger Hunt 10am to 1pm
Come celebrate the fall foliage with the Esplanade Association’s A to Z Scavenger Hunt! Go on an adventure through the Charles River Esplanade as you learn about its history, activities, and life along the Esplanade. Bring your friends, families, and coworkers on a free fun race through the Esplanade.

Register for the A-to-Z Scavenger Hunt.

For more information and to sign up for any of these days, please call Micah Jasny at 617-227-0365 Ext. 407. Spots are limited so signup now!


Resources

Complete your own adventure using our new map brochure and our A-to-Z Esplanade Scavenger Hunt guide!

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