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Elkhart Environmental Center

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1717 E Lusher Ave, Elkhart, IN 46516-4967
+1 574-293-5070
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Nice Place to Visit

We were in Elkhart on our way to Milwaukee. Stopped here to see if there were any birds around... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
Richard R
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Gainesville, Florida
The Green, Green Grass...

My kids and I went on our own after various field trips at school. It was a fun, learning... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
Chris L
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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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7 Nov 2015
“Nice Place to Visit”
5 Jul 2015
“The Green, Green Grass...”
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1717 E Lusher Ave, Elkhart, IN 46516-4967
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We were in Elkhart on our way to Milwaukee. Stopped here to see if there were any birds around. Lady at the center was very nice and helpful and told us of another place to visit. Had a nice walk, but did not see many...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

My kids and I went on our own after various field trips at school. It was a fun, learning experience that got them outdoors in the great, wide open. There were all kinds of wildlife visible that we don't necessarily see at our home. The...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

This place is a recycled dump that now serves the community as an educational center, yoga studio, and nature habitat. The trails are nice and suitable for young children as well as adults. The staff are very friendly and have some nice hands on projects...More

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

EEC is a very beautiful place, constructed over an old city dump, still growing, is very beautiful, has many ponds surrounded by native plants, and a envirofriendly cabin

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Reviewed 24 April 2012

I took my daughter her last fall for a little festival they had going on here,and I was pleasantly surprised how nice it was there!! The land was nice with trails you could take all around there. The log cabin nature center was also very...More

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 14 October 2009

I live next to the Environmental Center on Ne Ce Dah and am thrilled with what I see. I thoroughly enjoy the wildlife especially all the birds and the water. I set on the steps going down to old gravel pit for hours and watch...More

Thank gabates
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