Welcome to the Demarest Nature Center.

The Demarest Nature Center is located in Demarest, NJ, USA, and is open to all persons, residents and non-residents alike, every day of the year. In addition to preserving and protecting important open space here in the midst of a large metropolitan area, the center seeks to educate young and old alike as to the beauty of nature and the importance of protecting our environment.

We, the trustees of the Demarest Nature Center Association, encourage you to use this site to find out more about the Demarest Nature Center and its programs. Click on the topic of your choice and find out more; the links will tell you about the Center, introduce you to our events and endeavors, and also take you to other nearby nature centers, as well as environmental organizations, National Parks, and suggestions for things to do. The site is constantly growing and being updated, so we hope you will come back again and again.

Craft Show has moved to Saturday, October 15.


At The Duck Pond In Demarest, NJ
(Google Maps 38 Park St. Demarest, NJ 07627)
Saturday October 15, 2016, 10am - 5pm

Crafters, sign up here, or download this PDF.

The Craft Show at Oktoberfest features a high quality craft show with up to 75 crafts persons bringing their handmade crafts in many medias. It's a great place for holiday shopping, for gifts, or for items for your own use and enjoyment. This year's event will be held October 15, 2016.

There will be German music, German food, water and soft drinks; Korean delicacies; inflatable games. While at the fair visit the Demarest Nature Center and environmental information tables. All proceeds go to benefit The Demarest Nature Center.


April 23

Nature Walk & Volunteer Day
Take a class in nature photography given by Cynthia Soroka-Dunn, Trustee and current president of the Demarest Nature Center.

June 4

DNC Photo Contest Deadline

June 11

Breakfast in the Woods Fund Raiser!

September 17

The First Annual DNCA Dog Walk through the Demarest Nature Center

October 8

The Craft Show At Oktoberfest

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