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Chippewa Nature Center

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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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Educational and enjoyable even in the winter

Ok so it is challenging gong to go to a nature center when it is zero outside. But there are nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richard e
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Chippewa Nature Center - Fun for Everyone!

The Chippewa Nature Center (CNC) has something for everyone. There are hiking and skiing trails... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Midland, Michigan
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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so it is challenging gong to go to a nature center when it is zero outside. But there are nice displays and good education for all. We were all adults and still we learned new things and enjoyed. Also he big windows helps bring...More

Thank richard e
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Chippewa Nature Center (CNC) has something for everyone. There are hiking and skiing trails. There is a kayak/canoe launch. There are several wildlife observation areas. The CNC has a fall harvest festival and a maple syrup festival each year. If you enjoy the outdoors...More

Thank debjyoung50
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Nice place to walk and spend some time in nature. Walking trail and water to see. Wildflowers to enjoy and small wildlife are visible.

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a great place indoor and out. The staff is great and they love to share their information. The bugs are pretty bad on the trails, I would wait until fall to walk the trails.

Thank car0la66
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our family enjoys bicycling to our favorite nature center. They have a great nature pre-school and a variety of programs available for people of all ages and abilities. Canoe, snowshoe, walk, and cross-country ski with their staff to learn about the plants and animals in...More

Thank MidlandBooster
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went on a family hike with my nephew, husband and two of my children. We hiked the blue tail...... It was a beautiful walk and easy for our 6 year old daughter. The grounds are well kept and so much to take in. We also...More

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

Thank kdhennig
Reviewed 3 June 2017

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 16 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 12 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
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5 September 2017|
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Response from aburton2 | Reviewed this property |
There is a story time at 9:30 am the first and third Thursdays of the month which is great for a 3 year old. Inside there are interactive exhibits and a little play area with nature toys, my almost 8 year old still likes to... More
Jan C
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