Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids

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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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. ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • I do my best to reserve 5 star ratings. However, Blandford Nature Center is far beyond 5 stars worthy. The facility is clean, the staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. The trails are well kept and marked. Their programs offer such a variety there is truly something for everyone t. When I am down or just need to get outside, Blandford Nature Center is my go to place; my Happy Place! I highly recommend visiting. Explore, learn about nature, learn about yourself, enjoy.
  • When I was younger, my school took a field trip to Blandford. Ever since that time, I have loved coming here. It makes me feel so much more in touch with the nature that surrounds us. You don't often think about how many different types, shapes, and sizes of plants and animals we share our beautiful state with, but this is the place to be reminded of that! Very informative, educational, and accessible to folks from all walks of life.
  • This seems like a really great place. The trails are well kept and the people on the trails always seem respectable and equally enthusiastic about being out in nature. They have many structures for learning about the outdoors and wildlife as well as signs throughout the trails that explain animal habits and habitats, species of trees, weeds, flowers etc.
  • Awesome Urban Nature Center. Lots of great trails of varying lengths. Nice Visitor Center and Wildlife viewing Trail of some of their educational animals. Their new facility as well as their overall grounds are great place to host an event
  • Blandford Nature Center is one of my favorite places on Earth. So many years ago, ambassadors from BNC would visit my elementary school to teach us about the wildlife surrounding our city. My favorite field trips brought us into the woodlands and wetlands of this Nature Center to see animals and plants in their natural setting. This place is an absolutely wonderful realization of the vision of Dr. Mary Jane Dockery and her dedication to environmental education.
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