Independence Oaks offers a Nature Center with interactive exhibits and events. 12 miles of paved trails, swimming beach; archery range; volleyball courts.
Visit the 1908 English Tudor and 40 acres of lush, fragrant and breathtaking gardens at Cranbrook House & Gardens in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
A few weeks ago my cousin and her family came to Michigan. We spent a few days exploring Detroit. We at lunch at one of the famous Coney Island restaurants. Then we happened upon the Lafayette Greens Urban Garden. The urban garden and green space is located at 132 West Lafayette. It is situated right off Michigan, Shelby, and Lafayette,… Read More »Lafayette Greens Urban Garden – The Greening of Detroit
Nankin Mills Interpretive Center is a historic hot spot for explorers of all ages to enjoy. With seasonal celebrations, year-round programs for scout groups and guided tours for all ages, there is something for everyone! The historic grist mill holds three adventurous floors for the public to explore. Displays include Native American history, water-powered settlements and Underground Railroad history along… Read More »Nankin Mills Interpretive Center
As a first year member of the Detroit Zoo, I was excited to learn the zoo would be open all year round! Considering the mild winter we have had so far, I took the opportunity to head out with my toddler and see what we could see. I was pleasantly surprised! Excluding the lion and black bear, many animals were… Read More »Why Visit the Detroit Zoo in the Winter Months?
The Whiting Forest is home to the country’s longest canopy walk. The ADA Accessible (and stroller friendly) pathway stretches over 1,400 linear feet and reaches a height of forty feet. Also hosts a playground, cafe, creek & trails, and 54 acres of forest.
We have been out and about while the weather is still nice checking out nature centers and playgrounds in the area. Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve has been on my to-do list for a while now. Information about Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve is located in Rochester, Michigan. The 16-acre preserve is located within walking distance of Rochester’s downtown… Read More »Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is a peaceful and serene place with a nature trail and deck overlooking a lake where you can fish or relax.
Summertime is the best time to get outside and enjoy all that Metro Detroit has to offer by way of Nature Centers and Playgrounds. We made our way out to the Sterling Heights Nature Center to check out their newly renovated space. WOW.. it is amazing. The front door opens to an atrium which is set up to be an open… Read More »Sterling Heights Nature Center
A hidden gem, the E.L. Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills is picturesque with its four-acre, inland pond and more than two miles of walking trails where an assortment of animals can be found.