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Chippewa Nature Center

#4 of 26 things to do in Midland Features Animals
400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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Nature in Midland

Wonderful trails and excellent instructive nature walks with a terrific staff that make the Nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanford, Michigan
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I love going here to walk the trails and attend their special events. They have great programs and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful trails and excellent instructive nature walks with a terrific staff that make the Nature Center interesting for all.

Thank kdhennig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going here to walk the trails and attend their special events. They have great programs and story times for preschoolers and a fun play are for the kids with nature type toys.

Thank aburton2
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with many different options for photos, the kids all loved everything about the nature center. So much stuff for the kids to do, year round here.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely wonderful experience any time of the year. Beautiful grounds and trails, kid friendly nature museum and activities. On summer weekends a chance to visit the homestead and school of the pioneers. Lots of critters. Beautiful meander along the Chippewa and Pine...More

Thank Tenoannie
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Do you enjoy nature? Do you like to 'go back in time'? Or just go somewhere quiet. It can be done here. The museum / center has places to sit and watch from a bench inside and outside and just watch the river flow by....More

Thank RJVlier
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited during an usually warm Feb day. Most of the trails are dirt so they were too muddy for us to check out this visit. There is a paved loop/trail near the Welcome Center and a longer paved trail leading to the main road....More

Thank MidMichiganMommy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very nice place to learn about nature. There are plenty of hiking trails, and a nice information center. Nice biking trails along the river. A great place to spend a day

Thank royg3
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great nearby location to get "out into the woods". There is a maze of paths, but we usually go for the long, perimeter path over the main grounds (about 3 miles). This takes us through pine woods and nettled ground, which gradually...More

Thank LarryLangrill
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Taking family photos, nature hikes, picnics, or exploring in the river. This is a great place to take the family for a fun day outside. There are plenty of interesting things to see as well as some 100 year old buildings, some tremendously long trails,...More

Thank mrJoe_b
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visited at night as they had an event at the homestead cabin tonight. What December fun. Nice warm fire outside, and warm wood stove inside. The kids got to make a wooden Christmas decoration and I got to check out what was cooking on the...More

Thank alan b
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Jan C
Are dogs permitted if they are on a leash?
16 August 2015|
Response from Orion2014 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no, dogs are not allowed--leash or not. To quote the CNC: CNC does not allow pets. As a nature center, our primary goal is to help people enjoy and learn about nature. Dogs are a distraction to their owner... More