Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Tours, museums, and artifacts depict the region's celery farming heritage at this center. In addition, the center features an 1856, one-room schoolhouse, a 1931 grain elevator, playground facilities, a picnic area, biking and walking trails, the Hayloft Theatre, and summer festivals such as Family Festival, New Orleans Festival, and Michigan Shakespeare Festival.
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 Kalamazoo Nature Center is recognized as one of the nation's best nature centers. Since 1960, the Kalamazoo Nature Center has been inspiring people to care about the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.
The Nature Center reaches nearly 250,000 people each year through extensive programs in education, research, and conservation.
The Outdoor Discovery Center of Wildlife Unlimited, found in 2000, is a
non-profit, outdoor education facility. The 120 acre nature preserve
contains 4.5 miles of fully accesible trails, a 7 acre deer and elk
enclosure, over 10 live hawks, owls, eagles, and falcons on public display,
and a nature center building hosting a variety of both taxidermy and live
animals representing Michigan wildlife.
Rochester Hills, Michigan
General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science