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Guided Tours


Guided Tours of Tifft

Explore the outdoors with a knowledgeable facilitator on a guided tour of Tifft Nature Preserve. These tours support learning standards and enhance science curricula for all grade levels through inquiry based outdoor learning experiences. College student and adult tours available. Indoor activity alternatives may be offered in the event of inclement weather.

Tifft Custom Tour

Seasonal availability dependent on topic
Have a unit of study approaching and there isn’t a tour or workshop in our offerings that fits that topic? Let us help you customize your visit to make the most of your time at Tifft. Content is adjusted to suit each grade level. Specific content may be requested. Some topics may also be available as a workshop, upon request.

Topics Include:

  • Biodiversity
  • Birds
  • Classification
  • Conservation
  • Food Webs
  • Invasive Species
  • Local History
  • Nature Journaling
  • Trees & Plants
Animal Homes & Habitats

All Grade Levels | Year Round
Learn how local animals adapt to their preferred environments. 

Exploring Nature

All Grade Levels | March – November
Venture on a sensory-based journey to actively investigate the Preserve’s seasonal characteristics. 

Nature in Winter

All Grade Levels | December – March
Discover how plants and animals adapt to our region’s winter conditions. Snowshoes may be requested ($2 per person), weather permitting.

Life Cycles

All Grade Levels | May – August
Explore the Preserve in search of real animal and plant life cycles in action. 

Tour Capacity Limit
  • Max: 60 Students
  • Min: 10 Students
Tour Length
  • Pre-K & K Tours : Approx. 1 Hour
  • All other grades: Approx. 1 – 1.5 Hours
Group Tour Pricing
  • $10 per student (September – March)
  • $12 per student during peak season (April – June)
  • Once adult required for every 10 students
  • Adults in 1:10 ratio and required aides are free
Additional Adults
  • $10 per additional adult
  • Peak Season: $12 per additional adult
Book Today!

Call 716.825.6397 or email