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Seven Ponds Nature Center

Features Animals
Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Surprising Jewel

Stopped here while exploring while out on a beautiful day. Great walking trails and instructional... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
George T
Rochester, Michigan
Sunday Stop

Sunday was a gorgeous day so we went for a ride. Saw the sign for Seven Ponds Nature and decided to... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Rochester, Michigan
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Aug 15, 2017
“Surprising Jewel”
Aug 15, 2017
“Sunday Stop”
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Stopped here while exploring while out on a beautiful day. Great walking trails and instructional display of indigenous animals for small children.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank George T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sunday was a gorgeous day so we went for a ride. Saw the sign for Seven Ponds Nature and decided to go there. What a jewel. Beautiful walking trails and a wonderful exhibit for young children of animals in Michigan

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gsturk
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The nature center at Seven Ponds has very comprehensive displays of area wildlife and vegetation. There is also a beautiful butterfly garden and a separate herb garden. Most displays are interactive for children, so kids would have a great time.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MrsKA59
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Upon arriving at seven ponds, you will go into a lodge which they have a lot of hands on things to feel and touch. They have a lot of trails for walks.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 472kandyw
Reviewed 4 February 2017

What a surprise to drive up off a dirt road to find a large, groomed parking lot with handicapped parking and groomed paths leading to a large all weather rustic lodge. The building houses lecture rooms, exhibits, gift shop and a volunteer staff of knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank BubbaOleguy
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Nature Center since 1977. A lot has changed in the years. The changes have been for the good. The addition was definitely needed. I always look forward to going there. Wonderful family memories have been made here. ❤❤❤❤

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 391cindik
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of trails, docks, bridges and ponds outside, plenty of activities indoors for the bad weather days. Frequent special events.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 7 July 2014

If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy nature, you can do no better than a visit to Seven Ponds Nature Center. It is located 1 1/2 miles off a paved road on a good gravel road. There are multiple habitats. There are...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Dale W
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