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Blandford Nature Center

  • 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • (616) 735-6240

Outdoor Explorer

A monthly photo contest is just one of the ways to celebrate the art of nature at this 143-acre oasis of forests, fields and ponds.

Eco Friendly

A wildlife education center, historic village, hiking trails and many educational adventures await visitors to this 143-acre oasis of forests, fields and ponds.

Family Fun

A wildlife education center, historic village, hiking trails and many educational adventures await visitors to this 143-acre oasis of forests, fields and ponds.

Knowledge Chaser

A wildlife education center, historic village, hiking trails and many educational adventures await visitors to this 143-acre oasis of forests, fields and ponds.

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Your premier nature getaway! 143 acres of woods, streams and meadows, 4 miles of trails open dawn to dusk daily. School and community programs. Wildlife education center, organic farm, summer camps, historic buildings, seasonal festivals, and a working sugarbush. Memberships available, volunteers always welcomed. A warm and friendly atmosphere to explore, connect and deepen your relationship to the earth. Fun for the whole family! Admission fees apply.

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  • Free Parking:
  • Minutes to Airport: 30
Oct 15, 2016

Harvest Festival

  • Times:  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Category:  Festivals
  • Admission:  See website for details.
Nov 4, 2016

Blandford Nature Center Tree Planting

  • Times:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  616-735-6240 ext 22
  • Category:  Lecture/Education
  • Admission:  Free
Sep 29, 2016

Bands at Blandford

  • Next Occurrence Sep 29, 2016
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Host:   Blandford Nature Center
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Category:  Music
  • Admission:  Member: $5 Non-Member: $8
Oct 27, 2016

hOWLween at Blandford

  • Times:  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Host:   Blandford Nature Center
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Category:  Children's Activities
  • Admission:  Member: $5 Non-Member: $8
Nov 18, 2016

Tellabration-A Night of Storytelling

  • Times:  7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
  • Host:   Blandford Nature Center
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Category:  Theatre/Performing Arts
  • Admission:  Individuals: $6 Families: $10
Dec 10, 2016

Holiday Celebration at Blandford Nature Center

  • Times:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Host:   Blandford Nature Center
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Category:  Holiday Activities
  • Admission:  Member: $5 Non-Member: $8

Natural Ornament Making

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $5 Non-Member: $8
  • Date: Dec 17, 2016
  • Classes: Yes
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Night Hike

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $3 Non-Member: $6
  • Date: Dec 1, 2016
  • Self-Guided Tour: Yes
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All About Owls

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $5 Non-Member: $8
  • Date: Nov 12, 2016
  • Classes: Yes
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Snowshoe Making Workshop

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $225 Non-Member: $250
  • Date: Nov 5, 2016
  • Classes: Yes
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Birds of Prey Photography

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $9 Non-Member: $12
  • Date: Oct 22, 2016
  • Guided Tour: Yes
  • Classes: Yes
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Falling Leaves

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $3 Non-Member: $6
  • Date: Oct 1, 2016
  • Guided Tour: Yes
  • Classes: Yes
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Busy Fall Animals

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $3 Non-Member: $6
  • Date: Sep 24, 2016
  • Guided Tour: Yes
  • Classes: Yes
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Fall Wild Edibles-Identification

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 735-6240
  • Price Per Person: Member: $9 Non-Member: $12
  • Date: Sep 17, 2016
  • Guided Tour: Yes
  • Classes: Yes
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