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Address: 7000 N. Westnedge, Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: 616-381-1574
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Take a hike

A great place to take a nature hike in the woods. It is very quiet and serene. Do enjoy it there. Also a great place if you have children

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Richland, Michigan
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Richland, Michigan
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great place to take a nature hike in the woods. It is very quiet and serene. Do enjoy it there. Also a great place if you have children

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We live in the area and often purchase a membership. We enjoy the summer weekend activities for kids and families. They have 3 rooms inside of hands on learning activities that my kids love. In the cold Michigan winters we enjoy visiting their tropical room. They also occasionally host stargazing nights hosted by a local astronomy group.

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Otsego, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There are so many great things to do at the Nature Center all year. It is great to see the time and effort the staff members put in to conservation. We can take our kids here again and again without them getting bored. We love it!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Kalamazoo Nature center is a quiet, hidden spot off North Westnedge (yes, there is such a road) that has gotten a bit forgotten in the rush to the casino, Meijer, etc. But it has a lot of to offer those who take the time to visit. Offering some amazing views, interesting landscapes and just a great escape, the Kalamazoo... More 

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Portage, Michigan, United States
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went here for the nature trails. Got eaten up by bugs even with bug spary on!! Not sure it's worth the $7.00 to get in. Wasn't that much to see. Very disappointed in this place!!

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Portage, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great walking trails, a cool discovery center. Fun maple syrup fest they do a breakfast and a puppet show for kids on how maple syrup is made. You can go to the sugar shack and see it being made during the festival.

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Louisville
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My family and I visit KNC several times a year. The hiking trails are well maintained and offer enough mileage to spend most of the day, especially with children. The learning center is also nicely done and the staff is more than helpful if you have any questions.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Such a great place! Great place to take your kids or just the two of you. It's a little bit of a drive but it is well worth it. We make sure we go once or twice every year and it's always so nice

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

They have great little animal display including several Live snakes and other critters. Be sure to check out the walking path. It's beautiful all year round. They also have several predator birds for observation. In addition there is a working farm. Whereyou can sign up for share of the crop each summer

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I'm so glad we stopped here. What a lovely place to get your nature fix. We hiked the woods and soaked up all the loveliness. If we lived in the area we would belong to the nature center as they have tons of programming for kids, adults and families. Inside the center, they also had an exhibit of Charlie Harper's... More 

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Additional Information about Kalamazoo Nature Center

Address: 7000 N. Westnedge, Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: 616-381-1574
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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