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Nature Center

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24915 Farmington Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Phone: (248) 477-1135
Fax: (248) 477-1134
Heritage Park Map
Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sun Noon - 5:00 PM
Closed Mondays (Dec-Mar) and most holidays

Nature Display

The Farmington Hills Nature Center highlights interpretive exhibits reflecting our natural world such as a life-sized animal habitat, a backyard habitat bird viewing area, native fish aquariums, a nature library and activity table as well as a hands-on touch table and Discovery Cove.

Nature programs are offered year-round and change seasonally. Our nature interpretive staff is more than willing to field any questions you may have. Located at 24915 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, 48336 in beautiful Heritage Park, adjacent to the Day Camp building.

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Nature Program Offerings & Online Registration
 


Summer Programs

Sunshine

Full Moon Fridays
9:30-10:30pm
June 1, June 29, July 27, August 24

Geocaching 101
July 29 - 1-2:30pm

Optismist's Kids' Fishing Day
July 28
Session 1: 9-11am
Session 2: 10am-12pm
Session 3: 11am-1pm

Healing Power of Nature Series
May 20 - Aromatherapy
June 10 - Circulation
August 19 - Skin Deep
1-3pm

Walk with a Doc
June 4 - 12-1pm

Parents Night Out
July 20 - 7-10pm

Rouge Rescue Day
May 19 - 9am-12pm

Star Parties
May 22, June 19, July 17, August 14

Summer Solstice Celebration
June 1 - 6:30-8:30pm

Summer Walking Programs
June 18 - August 23

Volunteer Days
May 19 - 9am-12pm
June 16 - 10am-12pm
July 21 - 10am-12pm

School/Youth Program Offerings

 

School Group Outside

School Programs Brochure

Scout Programs

Boy Scouts Outside

Scout Programs

Call the Nature Center to reserve a private scout program or register for our Public Scout Saturdays ONLINE

Nature Birthday Parties

One of our most popular programs! Party themes include Archery, Hayrides, Crazy Critters, Wild Senses and more! Parties are available year-round. Reserve your party today, dates fill up fast!

Nature Birthday Party Flyer

STEM in Nature

The Farmington Hills Nature Center is excited to offer "STEM in Nature" experiences, with support from the Bosch Community Fund. Nature is a compelling context, as it provides a diverse range of real world challenges that engage kids in hands-on opportunities to apply and reinforce STEM skills.

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Nature Center Volunteers

Volunteer to monitor bluebirds, lead Nature Programs or just help out around the center! Call (248) 477-1135 for more info.

Naturalists at any Age

Kids in Garden
 

Enrich you & your child's curiosity for the natural world at every age! Register children as young as 1 year old for Nature Preschool or adults can join one of our Naturalist Clubs.

Nature Preschool
Homeschool Program
Jr. Naturalist Club
Coffee and Stroll
Farmington Area Naturalist Club

Nature Discovery Trail

Trail Signpost

Explore nature using your senses along the Nature discover Trail! Next to the Nature Center you'll find a Native American Longhouse, Mystery Smell Boxes, a Rocks & Fossil dig pit and much more to discover along the trail!

Nature in the Hills

VideoCheck out the latest episode of "Nature in the Hills" on the Farmington Hills YouTube channel