Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

Get Outside & Play!

Things To Do

Tailor your outdoor recreational activities at The Smith Family Ranch based on your interests, preferences and available offerings .

Discovery Experiences
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Hiking and Trekking

Explore designated trails, immerse in the beauty of nature, and discover diverse flora and fauna as you hike or trek through the preserve.


Observe and identify various bird species, enhancing your knowledge of local and migratory birds residing in the preserve.

Photography and Nature Observation

Capture stunning photographs of landscapes, wildlife, and plant life, appreciating the beauty of nature through your lens.



Set up a tent and spend a night under the stars, enjoying the peace and tranquility of the preserve after a day of exploration.

Picnicking & Giant Games

Pack a picnic and relax in designated picnic areas while playing with giant yard games and inflatables while surrounded by nature's beauty and fresh air.


Traverse designated biking trails, embracing the thrill and adventure while exploring the natural surroundings on a bicycle.

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Nature Walks and Guided Tours

Join guided nature walks led by experts to learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the area

Wildlife Viewing

Observe and learn about the diverse wildlife that resides in the preserve, enhancing your understanding of their behaviors and habitats.


Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle through rivers, lakes, or streams in canoes or kayaks, enjoying a serene aquatic adventure



Engage in catch-and-release or designated fishing activities in the preserve's water bodies, appreciating a peaceful fishing experience.

Yoga and Meditation

Practice yoga or meditation in natural settings, connecting with the environment and finding inner peace


Participate in geocaching, a modern treasure hunt using GPS devices, to explore hidden caches within the preserve

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Nature Journaling

Keep a nature journal to sketch, write, or document your observations and experiences during your visit to the preserve.


Enjoy stargazing during the night, appreciating the natural beauty of the night sky in an environment with minimal light pollution.

Outdoor Education Programs

Engage in educational programs organized by the preserve, learning about conservation, ecology, and sustainability

Outdoor Recreation

Explore guided hikes, birdwatching, and fishing opportunities then enjoy designated spaces for picnics and recreational activities.

Reservations & Equipment Rental

Plan Ahead!!!

We highly encourage all visitors to proactively make equipment reservations for our outdoor activities as soon as possible. Securing your reservations in advance ensures that you have access to the specific equipment you need for an enjoyable and smooth outdoor experience. Due to the popularity of our outdoor activities, availability of equipment can be limited during peak times, and making a reservation early guarantees that you won’t miss out on the adventure.

Additionally, reserving equipment in advance contributes to maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and safety. Our team diligently prepares and sanitizes equipment between uses, and having a clear reservation schedule allows us to efficiently manage this process. By booking ahead, you not only help in preserving the equipment’s condition but also ensure a clean and hygienic experience for yourself and fellow visitors. Don’t delay—secure your reservations today and get ready for a fantastic outdoor adventure at The Smith Family Ranch!

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Call To Get Rental Pricing

Reservation Pickup
8:00am – 8:00pm

Price: Varies

Contact: The Smith Family Ranch to make your reservations