Carl G. Fenner Nature Center, Lansing

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Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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Carl G. Fenner Nature Center is an environmental education center encompassing publicly accessible, urban green space right in the heart of Lansing. The property includes

the interactive visitor center and trails, meandering past attractions like the Playscape and the Monarch House, and winding through rolling glacial eskers, towering maple groves and native grassland prairie in the middle of the Red Cedar

River complex.

Park Hours: Everyday, 8 a.m. to Dusk

Visitor Center Hours:

April - October: Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

November - March: Wednesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Plan your Carl G. Fenner Nature Center visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lansing using our Lansing route planner.
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  • A quick walk to get out in Nature it takes less than 1/2 an hour to see the grounds. Lots of kids and dogs . I would say more of a local spot than tourist spot. However it was in Covid so it could be....  more
    A quick walk to get out in Nature it takes less than 1/2 an hour to see the grounds. Lots of kids and dogs . I would say more of a local spot than tourist spot. However it was in Covid so it could be....  more »
  • I have attended more birthday parties with my daughter at this place than I would care to admit. The kids always have an amazing time - and seem to learn a lot. The staff are knowledgeable and... 
    I have attended more birthday parties with my daughter at this place than I would care to admit. The kids always have an amazing time - and seem to learn a lot. The staff are knowledgeable and...  more »
  • 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... 
    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...  more »

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