Maple Sugaring Days

Maple Sugaring Days

Saturdays, March 6 & 7, 13 & 14
Registration is now open for Maple Sugaring Tours!

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Adopt a Trail

Adopt a Trail

KNC’s Adopt-A-Trail Program provides a way for individuals and businesses to partner with KNC by sponsoring trail maintenance on specific trails.

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Thank you for your support.

Thank you for your support.

Your gift can help to provide part of the crucial financial bridge that will carry KNC into the year ahead.

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Welcome to the Kalamazoo Nature Center!

PLEASE NOTE: KNC'S VISITOR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to increased risk of COVID-19 in Kalamazoo County. KNC Trails remain open and programs continue to run with safety precautions in place. Please check the Plan Your Visit page for details. 

Our Hosts are here to help you make the most of your visit to the Kalamazoo Nature Center. Have questions?  Call us at (269) 381-1574 ext. 0. We look forward to seeing you soon!  

March Maple Sugaring Days

Maple Sugaring Days

March 13 & 14

 This year, KNC will offer a safe, streamlined version of the popular Maple Sugar Festival with guided sugaring tours (registration required), Maple Market, and self-guided story walk trail.



Woodland Wonders

Woodland Wonders: A Program for Unique Learners

New Session begins April 13!

This new program for 3 to 6 year old unique learners and children with special needs, and a caregiver, will use nature as a tooto explore gross and fine motor activities, develop adaptive strategies by problem solving new experiences, and gain independence and confidence through success.  



Gift Packages

Give the Gift of Nature

KNC's "Gifts of Nature" include membership, curated gift packages, animal adoptions, NEW trail adoptions and more. Check out our Gifts of Nature Catalog for all the options.




KNC Employment Opportunities

Join the Team!

KNC is hiring for a number of positions, including Facilities Technician, Summer Camp, and more


Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity

Arts at KNC


Adopt an Animal





Please note:  The Kalamazoo Nature Center is a private nature preserve. 
Dogs, camping, drones, and firearms are not permitted. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not permitted on the trails.

Plan Your Visit to KNC