Tours

 

Guided tours are available for community and school groups of 10 people or more and must be scheduled using this online form. These tours are free and open to the public but need to be scheduled in advance.

 

Please note that all individuals and groups are welcome to visit Christy Woods on their own during our regular hours. For additional information, contact Sharyl Grant in the FSEEC office at 765-285-2641.

Quarterly Tours

On selected Saturdays, tours are conducted in the following months:

  • January features Greenhouse Tours
  • April features Spring Wildflower Tours
  • July features Prairie Tours
  • October features Fall Tree Walks

These tours are free and open to the public.

Contact John Taylor, Land Manager, for more information.

Group Tours

Tours of both greenhouses, forest, prairie, and the small wetland areas are available to school groups, garden clubs, scout groups, etc.  These tours are free, but need to be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance. 

To schedule your group tour, contact Sharyl Grant in the FSEEC office or use this form. Tours for school groups are generally conducted Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Schedule a Tour

Note: If you are looking to visit the Ball State campus for a general tour as a prospective student, visit the Admissions Visitor page.

Christy Woods, an outdoor teaching laboratory for students on the Ball State University campus, is the only property open to the public for self-guided tours. Before visiting the property, please review our collection policy.

To schedule your tour, contact Sharyl Grant in the FSEEC office, or use this form. Tours for school groups are generally conducted Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.