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Address: 1717 East Lusher Avenue, Elkhart, IN
Phone Number: 574-293-5070
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Nice Place to Visit

We were in Elkhart on our way to Milwaukee. Stopped here to see if there were any birds around. Lady at the center was very nice and helpful and told us of another place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard R
Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Elkhart on our way to Milwaukee. Stopped here to see if there were any birds around. Lady at the center was very nice and helpful and told us of another place to visit. Had a nice walk, but did not see many birds.

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My kids and I went on our own after various field trips at school. It was a fun, learning experience that got them outdoors in the great, wide open. There were all kinds of wildlife visible that we don't necessarily see at our home. The loved seeing the bogs and huge variety of plant life and just being on the... More 

Thank Chris L
Elkhart, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place is a recycled dump that now serves the community as an educational center, yoga studio, and nature habitat. The trails are nice and suitable for young children as well as adults. The staff are very friendly and have some nice hands on projects for younger children.

Thank Paula S
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

EEC is a very beautiful place, constructed over an old city dump, still growing, is very beautiful, has many ponds surrounded by native plants, and a envirofriendly cabin

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Wolcottville, Indiana, United States
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

I took my daughter her last fall for a little festival they had going on here,and I was pleasantly surprised how nice it was there!! The land was nice with trails you could take all around there. The log cabin nature center was also very cute!! Loved it here.

Thank Melissa M
Elkhart, IN
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2009

I live next to the Environmental Center on Ne Ce Dah and am thrilled with what I see. I thoroughly enjoy the wildlife especially all the birds and the water. I set on the steps going down to old gravel pit for hours and watch the beauty. I live across from this woods and am amazed and just love the... More 

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