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See the splendor of Huffman Prairie during walking tours

Free and open to the public, a free guided walking tour of the Huffman Prairie and Huffman Prairie Flying Fields will be held on July 24 at 11 a.m. Along the 45 minute stroll, walkers will learn about the history of aviation at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field when Orville and Wilbur Wright conquered the air. In addition, see the unique plants and pollinators that call it home and learn how to contribute to their sustainability. (Courtesy photo)

Free and open to the public, a free guided walking tour of the Huffman Prairie and Huffman Prairie Flying Fields will be held on July 24 at 11 a.m. Along the 45 minute stroll, walkers will learn about the history of aviation at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field when Orville and Wilbur Wright conquered the air. In addition, see the unique plants and pollinators that call it home and learn how to contribute to their sustainability. (Courtesy photo)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Take a break from the office and come out to enjoy a guided tour of the Huffman Prairie and Huffman Prairie Flying Fields during a summer prairie walk on July 24 at 11 a.m.

Free and open to the public, the tour will be facilitated by the National Park Service and David Nolin, former Five Rivers Metro Parks Director of Conservation.

Along the 45 minute stroll, walkers will learn about the history of aviation at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field when Orville and Wilbur Wright conquered the air. In addition, see the unique plants and pollinators that call it home and learn how to contribute to their sustainability.   

To participate, walkers will meet at Huffman Prairie to begin the tour. To get to Huffman Prairie, enter through Gate 16A off State Route 444. 

Walkers are encouraged to bring water and wear appropriate footwear, sunscreen, and bug spray. 

For additional information, contact Danielle Trevino at danielle.trevino.1@us.af.mil.