Locust Grove Nature Exploration Center - Nature Play Space
The Locust Grove Nature Exploration Area is adjacent to the Locust Grove Nature Center in Bethesda, MD. The space is designed to let children engage in free exploration with nature's loose parts. There is a sand pit for digging, logs and blocks for building, tubes for musical exploration, and a pile of pinecones to bring out the inner artist. Carved wooden bears and a snake encourage climbing, and a footbridge crossing an imaginary stream encourages imagination. At this site, children can freely play while parents and adults can take in the sights and sounds from a tree trunk chair.