Carl G. Fenner Nature Center, Lansing

#5 of 10 in Parks in Lansing
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Carl G. Fenner Nature Center is an environmental education center encompassing publicly accessible, urban green space right in the heart of Lansing. The property includes

the interactive visitor center and trails, meandering past attractions like the Playscape and the Monarch House, and winding through rolling glacial eskers, towering maple groves and native grassland prairie in the middle of the Red Cedar

River complex.

Park Hours: Everyday, 8 a.m. to Dusk

Visitor Center Hours:

April - October: Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

November - March: Wednesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Plan your Carl G. Fenner Nature Center visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lansing using our Lansing route planner.
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  • A quick walk to get out in Nature it takes less than 1/2 an hour to see the grounds. Lots of kids and dogs . I would say more of a local spot than tourist spot. However it was in Covid so it could be....  more »
  • I have attended more birthday parties with my daughter at this place than I would care to admit. The kids always have an amazing time - and seem to learn a lot. The staff are knowledgeable and...  more »

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