Snapping Turtles at Boscobel

Annual walk scheduled for June 4

Boscobel will host its 22nd annual Snapping Turtle Walk at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, to watch female turtles climb the steep hill to the lawns to lay their eggs. Guides from the National Audubon Society’s Constitution Marsh Sanctuary will share the habits and history of these amazing, living fossils and live specimens to observe. Afterward, visitors may walk the grounds in search of nesting female turtles.

Advance registration is recommended at Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children (those 6 and younger are free.) Coffee, juice and donuts will be provided. The event takes place rain or shine.

Later in the day, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon, Boscobel will host Starlab, an inflatable planetarium designed for ages 4 and up. Tickets for each show, which has a limit of 22 children, are $8 and registration is recommended.

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