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“Enjoyable few hours”

De Graaf Nature Center
Ranked #19 of 60 things to do in Holland
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

We decided to visit this nature center since it was free and we wanted to do a little walking in the woods. We started the visit with a nice quiet picnic lunch at the center. The center is tucked back in next to a house so it's not real noticeable. After lunch, we went inside the building to have a look. GREAT place for kids!!!! Our kids are 23 and 19, but we all enjoyed it very, very much!! After viewing the live and stuffed animal exhibits, we ventured out on the trails. The trails were short enough for young hikers, but pretty enough for all. We saw black squirrels and a young deer while hiking. We have never seen black squirrels before so that was interesting to us. This is a wonderful place for a family to visit!!! It's hard to believe that it is free. We did put a small donation in the jug that day. Definitely a place to stop and visit!! A great place to teach children about nature, our land, animals, and our living world!!

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Wonderful for little ones who's attention span is short! They love seeing the things up close!

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Reviewed May 27, 2012

To me the De Graaf Nature center is the funnest in the winter for snow shoeing but in the summer you can see the bees collect pollen in a see through glass or catch frogs or see turtles and even maybe see a fox or deer!

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Reviewed May 23, 2012

We visited during the wildflower sale time. Lots of perennials available for purchase. We also took time looking around the main building. Definitely lots for kids to see and do. Wish we would've had a little more time to explore the rest of the area.

Thank srcrmcky
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Reviewed May 4, 2012

The staff is wonderful and the walking trails are beautiful. The rabbits are fun for the kids to play with.

Thank rickb1312
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