Sunset Paddle
Jun
9
6:30 pm18:30

Sunset Paddle

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Foundation

Join us for our third Sunset paddle of 2017. Summer is right around the corner - offering some great views from sea level.

Full Moon Paddle
Jun
9
8:45 pm20:45

Full Moon Paddle

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Take advantage of the light from June's full moon for a guided paddle on Lake Ballard with one of our experienced guides.

Early Bird Walk
Jun
10
8:00 am08:00

Early Bird Walk

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Temperatures are heating up and June's Early Bird Walk is sure to treat as a result!

Volunteer Work Day
Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Work Day

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Every bit of help goes a long way when you join us for grounds and trail maintenance during this monthly event!

Early Bird Paddle
Jun
17
8:00 am08:00

Early Bird Paddle

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Tag along with an experienced paddle leader for an early morning kayak tour along Hoffler Creek!


Owl Adventures
May
21
1:00 pm13:00

Owl Adventures

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Join us for an up close look at some of the forest's most majestic hunters, presented by Dana Lusher, of Nature's Nanny Wildlife Rehabillitators. 

Sunset Paddle
May
6
6:15 pm18:15

Sunset Paddle

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Halfway through spring, our second Sunset Paddle of 2017 is sure to be a treat!

Turtle Time
May
6
10:30 am10:30

Turtle Time

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Get up close to some of 'Turtle Man' Garland Butler's half-shelled friends!

Wings & Things Spring Fling
Apr
2
1:00 pm13:00

Wings & Things Spring Fling

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Join us for an afternoon of free fun for kids of all ages as we celebrate our local wildlife, winged and not, making the most of the Spring!

Virginia DGIF: Boater Safety Class
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Virginia DGIF: Boater Safety Class

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Join us to learn all you need to know to start boating in Virginia from our boating guru, Mike Reiss. Required for anyone operating powerboats or PWCs in Virginia waters, participants who complete this course will receive Boater Safety Cards. 

Volunteer Work Day
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Work Day

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Every bit of help goes a long way when you join us for grounds and trail maintenance during this monthly event!

Winter Early Bird Walk
Mar
11
8:00 am08:00

Winter Early Bird Walk

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Join us for our last Early Bird Walk of the winter to catch our lingering winter-fowl and early migrators alike around Lake Ballard. 

CANCELLED: Volunteer Orientation
Mar
9
7:00 pm19:00

CANCELLED: Volunteer Orientation

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING FOR OUR NEXT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION SOMETIME IN APRIL.

SOLD OUT - Sweetheart Full Moon Walk
Feb
11
7:00 pm19:00

SOLD OUT - Sweetheart Full Moon Walk

Why spend hours waiting for seats at a restaurant on Valentine's weekend when you can bring your sweetie here for wine, goodies, and a romantic guided walk around the preserve under the full moon!

Winter Bird Walk
Feb
11
8:00 am08:00

Winter Bird Walk

Bundle up for our second Early Bird Walk of Winter, 2017 and tag along with local birding experts and enthusiasts before we open to the public.

Volunteer Work Day
Jan
14
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Work Day

  • Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Every bit of help goes a long way when you join us for grounds and trail maintenance during this monthly event!

Winter Bird Walk
Jan
14
8:00 am08:00

Winter Bird Walk

Join local birding experts and enthusiasts for our first Early Bird Walk of 2017 to see who's making the preserve their winter resting spot.

New Year's Day - Take a hike!
Jan
1
10:00 am10:00

New Year's Day - Take a hike!

New Year’s Day is a great time to start a new tradition—take a hike. Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve will be open from 10 am—4 pm on New Year’s Day. Time in nature with your family will build memories that last a lifetime.  Walk off those extra holiday calories and enjoy your fresh New Year.

Dec
24
Dec 25

Holiday Closures

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve will be closed Saturday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25th to allow staff time at home with their families over the holidays. We are sorry for any inconvenience.