400 S. Badour Rd., Midland Michigan 48640
Located on South Badour Rd., this center emcompasses 1,000 acres of woods, fields, ponds, rivers and wetlands as well as hiking and cross-country skiing trails. A museum has hands-on exhibits, a library, a restored 1870s farm, an 1880s log school house, a sugar house and an aboretum of Michigan trees and shrubs.
Open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm; holiday hours vary.
(Midland) Chippewa Nature Center
05/09 Coming to The Midland area
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