Located at 555 West E Avenue, DeLano Farms is the western portion of KNC’s main campus and features miles of beautiful hiking trails for year-round use. Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are popular here.

NOTE: due to COVID-19, the Homestead buildings, farmyard, and learning gardens are closed.

DeLano Trails  |  Hours: 9 am – 6 pm every day

Please note: New Dashboard Day Pass Required  To access Delano Trails, please check in at the KNC Welcome Station to pick up a Dashboard Day Pass. Members and paying guests must check in at the Welcome Station (7000 N. Westnedge Ave.) The Day Pass MUST be displayed on the driver’s side dashboard for ease of viewing by KNC staff. This helps KNC better monitor KNC property.

Programs & Events at DeLano Farms


DeLano Farms CSA

Summer Share Registration opens February 1
Details & Registration >

Young Farmers Camp

Young Farmers Camp

Summer Camp begins in June
Visit Camp >


Summer Farm Club

6-week sessions start in June
Learn more & Register >

Regenerative Agriculture: Farming with Nature

Watch the presentation by DeLano Farms Director Kirsten Clemente from the Fridays for the Future meeting in January, 2022.

Kirsten discusses the history of DeLano Farms, the current opportunities to get involved at the farm, and the farm’s future, as well as regenerative agriculture practices.

DeLano Homestead

About DeLano Farms & Homestead

Check back soon to learn more about the 1858 Homestead and farm.

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.

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