Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve

Rediscover the wonder of nature at the beautiful woodland sanctuary started by Harold and Josephine Hatcher. Today, the garden is home to spectacular conifers in many shapes and colors, seasonal and perennial flower beds, ponds, a nursery, and more. A hands-on visit to the garden lets groups learn about/includes chances to learn about seeds, flowers, plant structures, ecosystems, and much more. During their trip, students will get to participate in hands-on activities such as planting, playing games, and learning about animals.
Contact Info
Address: 820 John B. White Sr. Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29304. Spartanburg County. Tel: 864-574-7724. Email: info@hatchergarden.org. Website: www.hatchergarden.org. Hrs: Daily Sunrise-Sunset.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-5th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue