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Kalamazoo Nature Center

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7000 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-6309
+1 616-381-1574
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A great place to spend some time!

We had planned on a short visit, but it was so interesting that we were there for over two hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
No Hummingbird House; Disappointed

The AAA Tour Book said there were butterfly and hummingbird houses here. When we asked at the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Fairborn, Ohio
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7000 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-6309
+1 616-381-1574
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had planned on a short visit, but it was so interesting that we were there for over two hours! There is a smallish visitors center with some displays and tanks, some classrooms and kid zone and a gift shop. Get a map and see...More

Thank MACVirginia
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The AAA Tour Book said there were butterfly and hummingbird houses here. When we asked at the interpretive center they knew nothing about the hummingbirds. Apparently there are several trails but it was hot and humid so we skipped the hikes. We did look at...More

1  Thank OldBoyScoutFox
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You have to go here. Excellent nature center with beautiful hiking trails. Jillian was a most accommodating host and an avid naturalist. Great place for kids. If it wasn't for the humidity that day I would have spent the whole day. Beautiful mature sugar maple/beech...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There ate beautiful tall trees and great trails. Some trails are very shaded and others through a meadow. Nice bookstore. Other opportunities and classes.

Thank ByWater2014
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Hikes, displays, special events, the local holiday bazaar, picnic on the deck, see the owl and hawk in rehabilitation. Any time of the year.

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This nature center has great hiking trails for outdoor enthusiasts. It also has a lovely tropical room with pretty plants and nice indoor exhibits. My only complaint is that it's a bit overpriced for a day trip to a nature center. They do have annual...More

Thank Kerri E
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The trails here are fairly easy to follow and there's a lot, so if you want to walk more just string more together. We had a lot of fun and highly recommend starting from the parking lot a mile from the entrance on the D...More

Thank burkejaclyn
Reviewed 6 June 2017

What a wonderful place to take a family! My husband and I had a free day pass given to us so we decided to check it out. This is a wooded area filled with walking and biking trails along with an interactive center that is...More

1  Thank Jan Y
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

...or any age! I had not been back for years and I'm so pleased our grandchildren loved it as much as I did growing up in Kalamazoo. Excellent exhibits. A variety of gorgeous trails. A beautiful an important visit for anyone.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This nature center offers great hiking trails as well as programs and activities throughout the year. I especially enjoy going there on Sundays because of the variety of guided hikes and educational programs that are offered and tailored to families. I've been a member for...More

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Jill M
17 July 2017|
Response from jerryab9rj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I actually have no idea. I've not seen one there, but that doesn't mean it's not allowed. You'll probably have to call them on that one.