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Blandford Nature Center

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

  • Outdoor Recreation

    Eleven different trails, ranging from easy to difficult, wind through prairie, wetlands and forest environments.

  • Family

    Hands-on learning opportunities, seasonal camps and special events invite kids and adults to learn about nature through personal experience.

  • Eco Friendly

    Say hi to the goats at Blandford Farm, a 2.5-acre farm focusing on sustainable agriculture to grow healthy, chemical-free produce.

  • Knowledge Chaser

    Tour historic buildings, learn to tap maple trees for syrup, find out how to care for wildlife and much more.

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  • Free Parking:
  • Minutes to Airport: 30
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  • Unpaved: Yes
  • Length: 0-2 Miles
  • Easy: Yes
  • Biking: No
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Beach, Parks & Trails
General Amenities
  • Free Parking:
  • Minutes to Airport: 30
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  • Unpaved: Yes
  • Length: 0-2 Miles
  • Easy: Yes
  • Biking: No
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Oct 26, 2017

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
Oct 28, 2017

Scary Stories for Kids

  • Times:  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Host:   Story Spinners of Grand Rapids
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 821-4106
  • Category:  Children's Activities
  • Admission:  $5 individuals; $10 families
Nov 10, 2017

Tellebration 2017

  • Times:  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Host:   Story Spinners of Grand Rapids
  • Location:  Blandford Nature Center Visitor Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 821-4106
  • Category:  Theatre/Performing Arts
  • Admission:  $5 individuals