Hansen Nature Center 

1525 Calkins Road
PO BOX 999
Henrietta, NY 14467
585-359-7044
e-mail: naturecenter@henrietta.org

Nature Center History

In 1994, Henry Hansen made possible the purchase of a log cabin building which became the Hansen Nature Center. In 1998, he provided funds for an addition which more than doubled the Nature Center’s size.  The nature center features displays on the natural history of New York and offers classes year round.

Hansen Nature Center is open Tues.— Sat. 9:00AM to 4:00PM(Last admission 3:45pm)

Park Trails are open from 7am until Sundown.

Park is Carry in - Carry Out

Restrooms available by Calkins Rd. Parking Lot.

Admission is free.

Dogs are not permitted in the park.

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Saturday, September 23rd

Honey Harvest Festival

from Noon - 3:00PM.

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"The Psychic Highway": How the Erie Canal Changed America
Saturday, October 07, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Hansen Nature Center Classroom
Local author Michael Keene will discuss how the Erie Canal opened up vital passageways that led to the advent of the major social, political, and religious movements that swept through Upstate New York during the 19th century. He also delves into the Canals inspiration, evolution and impact on American life and how the Canal bridged the gap of communications and travel, setting the stage for history altering events. Program is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Town of Henrietta and Friends of Tinker Nature Park.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office asks that we remind everyone about safety when visiting local parks. 

Deputies are aware of thefts from cars in parks throughout Monroe County, including Tinker Nature Park.

Visitors are reminded not to leave valuable items unattended in their vehicles.

If anyone notices suspicious activity they are encouraged to call 911 to report it.

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Reservations for the Rebecca Tyler Pavilion (by the playground) can be made by calling the Henrietta Recreation Department at 359-2540.

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In Memory of Henry M. Hansen

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed peacefully October 25, 2014 at the age of 94 at his home in Henrietta. He was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him for his big heart, kind nature and contagious smile. He was an outdoors-man, philanthropist and family man.

The Hansen Nature Center was the result of a generous donation to      Tinker Nature Park by Henry Hansen.


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 e-mail: naturecenter@henrietta.org   
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