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Carl G. Fenner Nature Center

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Beautiful place to see fall colors!

We had a lovely visit today - the sun was shining, the air was crisp and the trees were starting to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicolle Z
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Naples, United States
A walk in the woods.

I love this Center for many reasons. Besides being a treasure in our city. It's a little slice of a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
angelabouterse
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Lansing, Michigan
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tel. 517-483-4224
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2020 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910-1905
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+1 517-483-4224
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely visit today - the sun was shining, the air was crisp and the trees were starting to turn their colors. The Apple Butter Festival was in full swing and the place wasn't too crowded - lots of room to move around...More

Thank Nicolle Z
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I love this Center for many reasons. Besides being a treasure in our city. It's a little slice of a Woods in the middle of the city. They also have an Apple Butter Festival. Which I love. Hey have docents there that when I bring...More

Thank angelabouterse
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Unfortunately i'm only able to review for the center's main building and store. We were in the area and saw in the guide book they had a gift store. I'm always on the look out for minerals and other nature items. So we decided to...More

Thank MS_downriver
Reviewed 17 July 2018

My family and I have visited the Fenner Nature Center many times over the last decades. There is a museum of natural photos and animal fur and bones to touch. There are trails to walk and a couple bodies of water. It's great for family...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

this park has trials to walk and see different flowers and trees and it has ponds with wild life in them and there is a center to get a soft drink or books about nature and a gift shop

Thank Gerry4250
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I visited Fenner Nature Center while in town on business looking for somewhere to move a bit after a day at my desk! The first trail I took dead ended in what turned out to be a deer run, but that didn't disappoint me as...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I had my daughters 1st birthday here and everyone loved it! The staff was great, our guide led all of the kids on a nature hike through the woods and had them identify several things found in nature and mark them. The child who had...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you love nature without the frills and want to actually learn about plants animals and habitat in MI this is the place - trails abound and the inside facility gives a wealth of information about all living creatures and plants that inhabitat this state...More

Thank MaChan H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Lots of festivals throughout the year at Fenner. Walking, birding, cross-country ski trails. Neat little store where you can but books, guides, mementos, t-shirts, jewelry, etc. They even have a library in the nature center.

Thank Meredith B
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We love the Fenner Nature Center because they offer several little trails to walk around. Our dogs love visiting, even in the winter time. They do provide baggies and trash cans at the start/end of the trail, but I recommend bringing a spare baggie just...More

Thank TripsWithDogs
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