This bridge is named for the large snapping turtle that lives in the stream.  Take his picture if you spot him! 

 

The park is home to many different kinds of turtles.  The snapping turtles enjoy sunning themselves on old logs in the pond.  Look for them when you walk into the park toward the Butterfly Garden.

Take a close up look at this box turtle found in the Outdoor Classroom area near the Turtle Crossing Bridge.

Two snapping turtles come ashore by the pond.

Snapping turtles -- a momma and two youngsters -- enjoy sunning themselves on the dead logs that fall into the pond.

A family of box turtles hangs out together in the Outdoor Classroom area.