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Saturday, October 30, 2021

All day
Public Canoe Trips

Public Canoe Trips

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

Event Details

Dates/ Times:

  • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
  • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
  • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

2.5 Hour Trips
$18: 8-13 year olds
$20: 14- adult

4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
$23: 8-13 year olds
$25: 14- adult

Trips are:

  • limited to 16 people
  • open to ages 8+
  • pairs and families suggested
  • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
9:00AM - 12:30PM
SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 


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10:00AM - 11:30AM