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Chippewa Nature Center

#4 of 28 things to do in Midland Features Animals
400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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Fun and very interesting

This is a great place indoor and out. The staff is great and they love to share their information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
A great place for families to explore and learn about nature

Our family enjoys bicycling to our favorite nature center. They have a great nature pre-school and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Midland, Michigan
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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place indoor and out. The staff is great and they love to share their information. The bugs are pretty bad on the trails, I would wait until fall to walk the trails.

Thank car0la66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoys bicycling to our favorite nature center. They have a great nature pre-school and a variety of programs available for people of all ages and abilities. Canoe, snowshoe, walk, and cross-country ski with their staff to learn about the plants and animals in...More

Thank MidlandBooster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a family hike with my nephew, husband and two of my children. We hiked the blue tail...... It was a beautiful walk and easy for our 6 year old daughter. The grounds are well kept and so much to take in. We also...More

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful trails and excellent instructive nature walks with a terrific staff that make the Nature Center interesting for all.

Thank kdhennig
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I love going here to walk the trails and attend their special events. They have great programs and story times for preschoolers and a fun play are for the kids with nature type toys.

Thank aburton2
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with many different options for photos, the kids all loved everything about the nature center. So much stuff for the kids to do, year round here.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely wonderful experience any time of the year. Beautiful grounds and trails, kid friendly nature museum and activities. On summer weekends a chance to visit the homestead and school of the pioneers. Lots of critters. Beautiful meander along the Chippewa and Pine...More

Thank Tenoannie
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Do you enjoy nature? Do you like to 'go back in time'? Or just go somewhere quiet. It can be done here. The museum / center has places to sit and watch from a bench inside and outside and just watch the river flow by....More

1  Thank RJVlier
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited during an usually warm Feb day. Most of the trails are dirt so they were too muddy for us to check out this visit. There is a paved loop/trail near the Welcome Center and a longer paved trail leading to the main road....More

Thank MidMichiganMommy
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a very nice place to learn about nature. There are plenty of hiking trails, and a nice information center. Nice biking trails along the river. A great place to spend a day

Thank royg3
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Jan C
16 August 2015|
Response from Orion2014 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no, dogs are not allowed--leash or not. To quote the CNC: CNC does not allow pets. As a nature center, our primary goal is to help people enjoy and learn about nature. Dogs are a distraction to their owner... More