Picnic Area

The Picnic Area, located at the edge of the Arboretum, is a quiet get-away spot surrounded by the green of nature.  Picnic tables and easy access make this area an ideal location for picnics, family gatherings, and other social events. 


  $150/up to 4 hours   $270/up to 8 hours
  After 5 pm, add $125 per hour, in addition to the rental charge  
Picnic area
Picnic Area

The Kalamazoo Nature Center closes at 5:00 p.m. daily.  The gates to the grounds close at 6:00 p.m. daily.  Facilities are available for evening events until 10:00 p.m. All rentals require membership to KNC, a non-refundable 20% down payment and a refundable $500 damage deposit to hold your reservation.

Contact Rental Coordinator Rose Norwood via email below, or at (269) 381-1574 ext. 37 to arrange a tour.

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