Closed for Winter

See you in the Spring!

Stokes Nature Center is an ideal base for a memorable experience.

Located near the mouth of Logan Canyon, our Nature Center boasts rustic charm brimming with activity. We offer community educational programs, our Nature Preschool, and fun community events. Visit our critters, feed the hummingbirdsbring a lunch and enjoy our Riverside Picnic Area, or go on a gentle hike along the River Trail.

2696 E. US Highway 89,  Logan UT 84321


A look around the Center


Collared Lizard

Come meet our newest critter:

He is a Collared Lizard named Diego! Find out more about Diego, like what he eats and his native habitat, at the nature center.

Our lizard was donated by J's Pets and Supplies LLC. Located at 710 W 200 N #1, Logan, UT 84321. Phone: (435) 535-3115

 Logan River Nature Trail

Logan River Nature Trail

 Check out an Exploration Backpack full of fun activities

Check out an Exploration Backpack full of fun activities

 Natural Play Area

Natural Play Area

 How big is your wingspan?

How big is your wingspan?

 Maple Grove Classroom

Maple Grove Classroom


Free Weekly programs


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Canyon Conversations

Nature Tales

Fridays@ 11 AM
at the Logan City Library

Weekly story time and nature craft geared toward ages 2-6. Come join us!

Saturdays @ 11 AM, starting in January
hosted at the USU Quinney Natural Resources Library, room 301

Lecture-series program about Logan Canyon. Learn something new about nature!


Mountain Bike station


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Cache Valley Biking Guide: A downloadable PDF brochure from the Cache Valley Visitors Bureau.

LOTOJA: The one and only bike race from Logan, UT to Jackson Hole, WY (Logan to Jackson = Lo-to-Ja).  Do you have what it takes?  Get course and crew info, as well as awe-inspiring race pics, at the event’s webpage.

We are thrilled to be able to offer a place for mountain biking enthusiast to repair or fine tune their bikes while riding the trail. 

Utah Mountain Biking: A comprehensive list of mountain biking trails with all the information you need to find parking and trail access throughout the canyon.

Map My Ride: Summarized trail overviews, including elevation, distance and detailed maps.

Cycling Utah: An online magazine including comprehensive information about biking Utah, and a calendar of cycling events throughout the state.

Generously sponsored by:


Stokes Nature Center is proud to be the official educational partner for the Logan Canyon Children's Forest. Children’s Forests are places where kids and families connect to the outdoors. 

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