Surrey Nature Centre
Nestled beside Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Surrey Nature Centre is a place for kids and adults to explore nature in Surrey. To add to your fun, pick up an activity backpack or fishing rod from the front desk.
14225 Green Timbers Way
Surrey, BC V3T 0J2
Closed statutory holidays
The Sky Room interpretive space is open. We have displays of local flora and fauna, a reading nook filled with plant and animal guidebooks, a family area, and Sammy the salamander.
Guided Nature Walks
Join a Surrey Nature Centre team member for in-person or live, virtual guided nature walks. Walks are designed for all ages and will go rain or shine. Register online for all walks.
- December 10
- January 14 and 25
- February 11 and 22
Enjoy a guided tour of the Surrey Nature Centre and Green Timbers Park from the comfort of your own home. Questions about nature in your backyard are always welcome.
- December 14
Join us for an outdoor story followed by a nature-inspired activity. Story time takes place outside (rain or shine); children must be accompanied by an adult. Register online for a story time.
- December 6 and 13
- January 17 and 31
- February 14 and 28
Self-guided Story Trail
Visit the park and take a walk along our Story Trail featuring a story book.
- November: Stellaluna
- December: Hannukah Bear
School Programs & Teacher Activity Kits
Virtual and In-person
Complement your classroom teaching by scheduling an in-person school program ($109/session), a live, virtual school program ($45/session) or by borrowing one of our teacher activity kits complete with materials, games and lesson ideas ($30/two week rental).
Nature Exploration for Groups
Bring your group for a guided walk or program (all ages and children programs available) to deepen their connection to nature and Green Timbers Park. Walks can be tailored to your group's interests and badges ($2 each) can be added to the programs.
The Surrey Nature Centre's new drop-off loop and expanded plaza are now open! Our new containers are planted with bulbs and seeds and come spring we will have amazing pollinator and sensory container gardens. Our outdoor gathering spaces will be finished soon with the addition of picnic tables, trees and landscape plants. Please continue to register your license plate for free parking (during regular business hours).