Grand Rapids, Michigan
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park
Comprised of 125 acres of natural wetlands, woodlands, meadows and botanical gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a year round experience with indoor tropical, arid, Carnivorous, Victorian and seasonal gardens, world class changing sculpture gallery with shows by international artists, and outdoor acreage featuring a world-class sculpture park, children's garden, historic Michigan's farm garden, amphitheater for summer concert events, nature trails and board walks.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
Busy as life can be, sometimes you just need to get away, right away. Welcome to the Genesee County Parks, Michigan's largest county park system. With more than 11,000 acres of woods, rivers, lakes, trails, beaches and campgrounds, getting away in the great outdoors is as close as one of the 21 Genesee Parks. When your routine starts to feel a little too routine, slip away to Mid-Michigan's favorite outdoor playground. It's just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.
The primary area consists of seven acres. Trees and Shrubs that are indigenous to West Michigan are featured, although other specimens have been included because of their special characteristics, color, and texture. The specimens number over 700, with 195 varieties represented. The pond area also includes a number of aquatic plants.