Blandford Nature Center

1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504- Map It
(616) 735-6240

AAA Editor Notes

Blandford Nature Center is at 1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W. The center is surrounded by 143 acres of fields, forests, ponds and streams. On the grounds are several self-guiding trails, a small farm and a visitor center with a wildlife education center where animals can be seen. Several heritage buildings include a log cabin, one-room schoolhouse and a blacksmith shop. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Nature Center $3; free (ages 0-2).
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. noon-5. Historical Village open during festivals; phone for schedule. Closed major holidays.