Reptile week at Nixon Park


The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host its Reptile Week, Saturday, July 1, through Sunday, July 9, at Nixon County Park Nature Center.

Phylis, a sulcata tortoise, eats a piece of lettuce during Reptile Week at Richard M. Nixon County Park Nature Center in York, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The event will feature reptile specimens, exhibits and interactive stations.

Special programs are:

Meet Live Reptiles with Jesse Rothacker, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 1 and 8.

Gone Herping! Nature Trek, 1-2:30 p.m. July 2 and 9.

Feeding times, 10 a.m. July 5-7.

Event hours are noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. The Nature Center will be closed Saturday-Sunday, July 3-4.

Admission is $2 per person for the entire event and free for Parks members and children ages 5 and younger.

To register groups of 10 or more or for more information, call Nixon County Park at 717-428-1961.