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Blandford Nature Center

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

Outdoor Recreation

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

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
Jun 23, 2017

Blandford Nature Center Longest Day 5K

  • Times:  Starts at 7:00 AM
  • Host:   Blandford Nature Center
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  6167356240 ext 21
  • Category:  Fun Runs/Races
  • Admission:  Adult- early, $30, $35, late $40. Kids under 14-early, $20, $25, late $30. Kids 1 Mile fun run- $5

Birds & Bagels

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $5 Non-Member Cost: $8
  • Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 - 10:00 AM
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Wildflower Walk with Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $9 Non-Member Cost: $12
  • Date: May 6, 2017
  • Time: 2 - 4 PM
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Morning on the Marsh

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $3 Non-Member Cost: $6
  • Date: May 13, 2017
  • Time: 10 - 11:30 AM
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Meet the Blandford Animals

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $3 Non-Member Cost: $6
  • Date: May 20, 2017
  • Time: 2 - 3:30 PM
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Spring Wild Edibles

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $9 Non-Member Cost: $12
  • Date: May 6, 2017
  • Time: 10 - 12 PM
  • Classes: Yes
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Kombucha Workshop

  • Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Price Per Person: Member Cost: $15 Non-Member Cost: $18
  • Date: May 13, 2017
  • Time: 2 - 4 PM
  • Classes: Yes
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