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Blandford Nature Center

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1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-2499
+1 616-735-6240
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Peaceful hidden spot

My husband and I took this beautiful nature walk this morning. We had a great time. I'm so glad... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Chicago, Illinois

I have been to the Blandford Nature Center a couple times to volunteer. Each time I go, I am taken... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Lane W
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Blandford Nature Center is a non-profit that features 143 acres of land and wildlife. There is a Wildlife Center and Interpretive Center that is open M-F 9 to 5 and Sat. Noon to 5, as well as 4 miles of trails that are open from dawn until dusk.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“old building” (2 reviews)
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1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-2499
+1 616-735-6240
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband and I took this beautiful nature walk this morning. We had a great time. I'm so glad they allow us to bring dogs with us. Even it's easy to get lost (the signs are not so clear), the place is not that big....More

Thank orangecello
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have been to the Blandford Nature Center a couple times to volunteer. Each time I go, I am taken back by the serenity and beauty of this place. The staff are nice, the grounds are kept beautifully. What more could you want?

Thank Lane W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Blandford just had a grand opening of their new visitor center and it is amazing! Come and see the rehabbed wildlife and walk the beautiful trails while you are there.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Blandford is a great place to visit if you like nature. The trails wind around and through the forest and meadow. If you like owls, you will get a chance to see the resident owls and learn their stories. The Sugarbush Festival is a great...More

2  Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Blandford Nature Center is a great place for adults and kids to be in a natural setting. A pleasant walk or a little hike helps renew the spirit. Check in with the visitor center to see what else is happening.

1  Thank Sally v
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

my husband and i took a day trip to Grand Rapids to check out the Nature Center. Unusually warm weather made for a great day to explore the trails. Because it was winter, the wildlife sightings were few. The trails were well maintained and provided...More

2  Thank Headlock00
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have been taking my children (adults now & grandchildren) for years. They have classes on Saturday's for young children. Trails are fun...and beautiful.

2  Thank tdilwort
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went to an event here for breakfast and birding. The introduction slide show was very entertaining and has changed the ways we view birds in our own backyard. We saw birds we haven't ever seen before and really enjoyed the visit.

2  Thank MIHawkeye
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There is a small building with a few live animals, the big attraction is the wooded trails with a few benches to allow sitting. Calming, relaxing. At appropriate fall time there is maple syrup making (I have not gone). Occasionally there are small festivals there,...More

Thank Jgharter
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place is super cool. I just wandered around the trails for a couple hours, didn't need to do much else. Great place to get away from the sounds of the city. Definitely check it out.

2  Thank Josh S
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8 October 2017|
Response from Wendy V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.