This Week at KNC

Regular Hours

Monday-Saturday
9am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

Extended Hours
Grounds open at 9 am daily
Grounds close at 7:30 pm
Visit our Trails

Admission Rates
Members: Free
Adults: $7/Seniors $6
Children & Students (4-17) $4
Children 3 & Under: Free

Evening Admission Rates
Members: Free
Adults: $5/Seniors $4
Children & Students (4-17) $2
Children 3 & Under: Free

What's the weather?
Check the Enviro-weather station located in KNC's Willard Rose Prairie.

KNC is OPEN on Memorial Day!

Are you a member of the Kalamazoo Nature Center?
During the month of May visit the Air Zoo, Binder Park Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and of course KNC for FREE! Just show your membership and photo ID. It's that simple! Learn more here

Become a Member of DeLano Farms
Check out the NEW DeLano Farms Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) options this year; registration is now open!  Check out the NEW CSA options here ...

Summer Camp is coming soon - registration now open!
Check out all camp has to offer during the Camp Open House May 31 from 1-4 pm.  Register now for amazing adventures at the new KNC Camp!  Learn more & register...

Hit the Road with KNC
Outdoor Adventures: Isle Royale National Park, July 13-19 Learn more & register...
Connecting Women & Nature: Kayaking the Les Cheneaux Islands, September 17-21 Learn more & register...

NEW Conservation Leadership Program for Grades 7 and 8
This summer, the Kalamazoo Nature Center will be hosting its first Conservation Leadership Program.  The program is geared for 7th and 8th graders and will run from June 2015 to June 2016 to help students develop an understanding of current conservation issues. For more information and to apply, visit the Conservation Leadership Program website.

Preschool Summer Program



Nature's Way Preschool Summer Program for Ages 3-5
June 15 - July 30
(no session week of July 4)
Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session is held at Nature's Way, 4442 Oakland Drive
KNC Members $550, Non-members $600
Led by our Nature's Way Preschool teachers, we'll explore FUN topics in nature!  Make new friends through outdoor exploration, daily nature hikes, art activities, sensory experiences, and more.  
Register online at KNC Camp and choose "Nature's Way Preschol" in the registration process.

Charley Harper


Nature Seen Through the Eyes of Artist Charley Harper

 In collaboration with KRESA Education for the Arts,  the exhibition will include a selection of 38 pieces from Harper’s catalogue, including 11 original works from the Charley Harper Art Studio.   Nature Seen Through the Eyes of Charley Harper is free to Members and to the public with regular KNC admission.  For gallery hours and more on the exhibit, visit  Arts at KNC...



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