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Blandford Nature Center

Features Animals
Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Day Hike!

Love the outdoors and day hike options here! Awesome bird watching if you are into that! The main... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Maple Syrup Festival

The festival was really well done and I actually learned a great deal from the student actors. It... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Nancy O
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“Day Hike!”
16 Sep 2018
“Maple Syrup Festival”
Blandford Nature Center is a non-profit that features 143 acres of land and wildlife. There is a Wildlife Center and Interpretive Center that is open M-F 9 to 5 and Sat. Noon to 5, as well as 4 miles of trails that are open from dawn until dusk.
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1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-2499
+1 616-735-6240
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Reviewed yesterday

Love the outdoors and day hike options here! Awesome bird watching if you are into that! The main building has some animals you can interact with.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank adeshane
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The festival was really well done and I actually learned a great deal from the student actors. It was well worth the nominal fee for a nice afternoon.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I visited in the off season and construction was being done. I plan to return and see what I missed out on the first time.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Blandford Nature Center has recently opened a new visitor center that is great! There is plenty of outdoor activities, like a children's play area, farm animals, and hiking trails.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I took this beautiful nature walk this morning. We had a great time. I'm so glad they allow us to bring dogs with us. Even it's easy to get lost (the signs are not so clear), the place is not that big....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank orangecello
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have been to the Blandford Nature Center a couple times to volunteer. Each time I go, I am taken back by the serenity and beauty of this place. The staff are nice, the grounds are kept beautifully. What more could you want?

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Lane W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Blandford just had a grand opening of their new visitor center and it is amazing! Come and see the rehabbed wildlife and walk the beautiful trails while you are there.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lori B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Blandford is a great place to visit if you like nature. The trails wind around and through the forest and meadow. If you like owls, you will get a chance to see the resident owls and learn their stories. The Sugarbush Festival is a great...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Blandford Nature Center is a great place for adults and kids to be in a natural setting. A pleasant walk or a little hike helps renew the spirit. Check in with the visitor center to see what else is happening.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Sally v
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

my husband and i took a day trip to Grand Rapids to check out the Nature Center. Unusually warm weather made for a great day to explore the trails. Because it was winter, the wildlife sightings were few. The trails were well maintained and provided...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Headlock00
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9 October 2017|
Response from Wendy V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.