Gnome Adventures

Group of kids standing in front of building with Gnome hats on

Magic abounds at Rock Bottom Ranch and when you walk around our secret paths, you'll find out why! Explore the forests, wetlands, gardens, pastures, and ponds at the Ranch while looking for secret messages left behind by our gnomes. Woodland Gnomes, Farm Gnomes, Garden’ll learn the ways of our magical friends and even build your own gnome home!

Click here to register for the shuttle from Hallam Lake to Rock Bottom Ranch.

What To Bring:

Pack a backpack with snack, lunch, reusable water bottle, rain jacket, warm layer, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toe sandals!

How To Get There:

Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch whenever possible! Parking is extremely limited and alternate transportation is fun and saves the planet.

BIKE BOARD CHALLENGE: In the summer, every time you come to the Ranch in something other than your own car you will earn a sticker to place on our Bike Board. Bike Board participants are entered to win great prizes all summer long including local gift certificates, bike accessories, ACES classes, reusable bags, and more.
PARKING LOT: Limited parking is available for Rock Bottom Ranch visitors only. Please park efficiently. No parking in ACES lots during closed hours. We are an IDLE FREE organization.


Wildlife, Science, Hiking and Food



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  • Kids : 5, 6
  • Spots Available:

    • Class maximum: 11
    • Spots available: 0. There are currently no spots available, please add the class to your cart to join the waitlist.
    Registration closed on 07/12/2019