Hidden Lake Gardens is 8 mi. w. of SR 52 on SR 50. The 755-acre garden is part of Michigan State University and has a greenhouse complex displaying plants from arid, tropical and temperate climates. There also are gardens, natural and developed landscapes, a lake, several hiking trails and a 6-mile scenic drive.
There are thousands of labeled trees, shrubs and flowers and a display of dwarf and unusual evergreens, including a bonsai courtyard.