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.

Picnic Area Gallery

Picnic Area
Arboretum in Spring
KNC Arboretum

Please note: Our rental program is a KNC membership benefit. In addition to an extraordinary event venue, KNC membership gives you access to our Visitor Center, trails, exhibits, programs, and events with free admission for one year. In turn, your membership supports KNC’s award-winning education, research, and conservation programs. Join over 6,000 members from 2,000+ households by joining today!.

All rentals require membership to Kalamazoo Nature Center, a non-refundable 20% down payment and a refundable $500 damage deposit to hold your reservation.

Want to learn more?

We look forward to working with you to create an amazing event! Contact the Events Manager to learn more.

Contact the Events Manager