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Chippewa Nature Center

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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
+1 989-631-0830
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beautiful for every season

This place is beautiful in every season. The trails are nice for hiking and skiing and you can... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
momma_of_kitties
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Midland, Michigan
GO GO GO! DO NOT MISS THIS JEWEL

Please do not miss this treasure in Midland. The trails are amazing. The activities are always... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Tina G
,
Freeland, Michigan
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“maple syrup” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (8 reviews)
“great place” (8 reviews)
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400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640-8661
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+1 989-631-0830
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

This place is beautiful in every season. The trails are nice for hiking and skiing and you can enjoy them all day long. There are spots where you can sit and eat so you can make a day of it if you bring your own...More

Thank momma_of_kitties
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Please do not miss this treasure in Midland. The trails are amazing. The activities are always wonderful and the Nature Center is fantastic for all ages. I spend a lot of time at the Nature Center and it always brings me serenity and a big...More

Thank Tina G
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Ok so it is challenging gong to go to a nature center when it is zero outside. But there are nice displays and good education for all. We were all adults and still we learned new things and enjoyed. Also he big windows helps bring...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

The Chippewa Nature Center (CNC) has something for everyone. There are hiking and skiing trails. There is a kayak/canoe launch. There are several wildlife observation areas. The CNC has a fall harvest festival and a maple syrup festival each year. If you enjoy the outdoors...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Nice place to walk and spend some time in nature. Walking trail and water to see. Wildflowers to enjoy and small wildlife are visible.

Thank Carrie H
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

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
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

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
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 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
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

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

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Reviewed June 3, 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
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Deedorf
September 5, 2017|
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Response from aburton2 | Reviewed this property |
There is a story time at 9:30 am the first and third Thursdays of the month which is great for a 3 year old. Inside there are interactive exhibits and a little play area with nature toys, my almost 8 year old still likes to... More
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Jan C
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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
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