BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center will host Haunted Hikes on from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m . Oct. 19 and Oct. 26, according to a BREC news release.

The fee is $6 per person and the event is open to all ages. Registration is not required.

The Haunted Hikes are designed for younger children and is an alternative to the commercial haunted houses. Participants learn about snakes, insects, rats and other creepy critters as they stop at educational stations along the trail. Staff members do not use scare tactics during this program and participants are welcome to come in costume if they choose. All participants should bring a flashlight and an adult must accompany all children.

The center is at 10503 North Oak Hills Parkway. For more information, call (225) 757-8905