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.


At The Duck Pond In Demarest, NJ
(Google Maps 38 Park St. Demarest, NJ 07627)
Saturday October 8, 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 8, 2015.

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.


see upcoming
DNCA Events...

Jan/Feb. 2-4pm

Ice Skating Parties Conditions Permitting at Hockey Ponds or Skating Pond

February 14th 10am to 1pm

Bird House Building at the Demarest Train Station

March 28th 1:30pm to 3pm

Easter Egg Hunt in Wakelee Field Playground

April 18th 9:30am to 12pm

Spring Nature Walk/Volunteer Day

Photo Contest

Photos Due by June 6th

June 13th, 8-11am
Rain Date: Sun, June 15th

Breakfast in the Woods

September 19th

DNC Hike

October 10th
Rain Date October 17th



Download the April Recycling Update [4mb PDF].

Household Hazardous Waste Collecting for Bergen County

Visit www.bcua.org for hazardous waste collection dates and locations, and safely get rid of paints, solvents, and old batteries.