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DINOSAUR HILL NATURE CENTER, ROCHESTER
333 North Hill Court, Rochester, MI
This center owned and run by a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing environmental education opportunities for people of all ages. The staff offers group tours that can be arranged by calling the Center at least two weeks in advance. A variety of classes are also offered at various costs for both children and adults. This site is also a great place for picnicing, biking, hiking and wildlife viewing, as well as cross country skiing in the winter. Spring is a great time to visit in order to view and learn about the native wildflower display that is tended by the organization. Trails run along Paint Creek and are accessible from the Paint Creek Trail.
Phone Contact: (248) 656-0999 | Website
DRAYTON PLAINS NATURE CENTER, WATERFORD AREA
2125 Denby, Drayton Plains, MI
The center is a private non-profit organization. An Interpretive Center and self-guided trails are open to the public all year at no charge. Special tours can be arranged by calling the Nature Center Office two weeks in advance. Tour fees vary.
Phone Contact: (248) 674-2119 | Website
E. Dale Fisk HAWK WOODS NATURE CENTER, AUBURN HILLS
3799 Bald Mountain Road, Auburn Hills, MI
Hawk Woods offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. This unique facility offers groomed nature trails, a marsh boardwalk, a heated restroom/shower facility open year-round, a covered picnic shelter that can be reserved in season, a two-story Log Cabin Lodge with six overnight camping cabins, all complimented by 80 acres of beautiful woods, meadows and marsh. The Lodge can be rented for meetings and/or activities on an hourly basis in season. Contact Hawk Woods for cabin fees and availability.
Phone Contact: (248) 370-9353 | Website
LEWIS E. WINT NATURE CENTER, INDEPENDENCE OAKS COUNTY PARK
METRO BEACH NATURE CENTER