NCMNS at Greenville and Contentnea Creek provide astronomy education, environmental education and outdoor recreation to the children, adults and families of eastern North Carolina.
The lands around NCMNS Contentnea Creek encompass four distinct habitats: stream, forest, swamp and ponds. Each habitat is home to a variety of wildlife. So tread lightly as you walk the trails; you never know what fascinating creatures you might come across.
NCMNS Contentnea Creek also features a digital planetarium and public observatory. Both are open to the public once a month during Starry Night. Contentnea Creek has dark skies and is an excellent place to do some stargazing. You can see the Milky Way!
NCMNS Contentnea Creek environmental education and outdoor recreation to the children, adults and families of eastern North Carolina. Enjoy your time in nature by hiking the trails, kayaking down the creek, or by having a picnic and letting the kids unwind on the Nature Playscape.
NCMNS at Greenville and Contentnea Creek offer a variety of ways to enjoy exploring the night sky. Astronomy club meetings and stargazing events are a great way to see the stars like you never have before. Even if it’s cloudy out you can explore the wonders of the night sky in the planetarium.