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Seven Ponds Nature Center

#1 of 2 things to do in Dryden Features Animals
Calkins Road, Dryden, MI
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Surprising Jewel

Stopped here while exploring while out on a beautiful day. Great walking trails and instructional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George S
Rochester, Michigan
Sunday Stop

Sunday was a gorgeous day so we went for a ride. Saw the sign for Seven Ponds Nature and decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, Michigan
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Calkins Road, Dryden, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here while exploring while out on a beautiful day. Great walking trails and instructional display of indigenous animals for small children.

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday was a gorgeous day so we went for a ride. Saw the sign for Seven Ponds Nature and decided to go there. What a jewel. Beautiful walking trails and a wonderful exhibit for young children of animals in Michigan

Thank gsturk
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The nature center at Seven Ponds has very comprehensive displays of area wildlife and vegetation. There is also a beautiful butterfly garden and a separate herb garden. Most displays are interactive for children, so kids would have a great time.

Thank MrsKA59
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Upon arriving at seven ponds, you will go into a lodge which they have a lot of hands on things to feel and touch. They have a lot of trails for walks.

Thank 472kandyw
Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a surprise to drive up off a dirt road to find a large, groomed parking lot with handicapped parking and groomed paths leading to a large all weather rustic lodge. The building houses lecture rooms, exhibits, gift shop and a volunteer staff of knowledgeable...More

Thank BubbaOleguy
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Nature Center since 1977. A lot has changed in the years. The changes have been for the good. The addition was definitely needed. I always look forward to going there. Wonderful family memories have been made here. ❤❤❤❤

Thank Cindi K
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of trails, docks, bridges and ponds outside, plenty of activities indoors for the bad weather days. Frequent special events.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 27 March 2015

My family and I love Seven Ponds Nature Center. It's a mid-sized nature preserve with a few miles of easy hiking and strolling. Visitors can Hike through hardwood forests, pine forests, field areas, and a large wetlands area with ponds. We always see lots of...More

Thank Beanie48098
Reviewed 7 July 2014

If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy nature, you can do no better than a visit to Seven Ponds Nature Center. It is located 1 1/2 miles off a paved road on a good gravel road. There are multiple habitats. There are...More

Thank Dale W
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