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Ecosystem Preserve and Native Gardens


There's a lot happening each week at the Preserve! Visit the This Week at the Preserve page to learn about new and exciting programs and events taking place this week.

While it's a quiet week at the Preserve as our camps take a break this July 4th week, we have these on-going events and a look ahead to next week:

  • Save now on Sweetflag -- just $4/pot
  • Amazing Animals Nature Camp for ages 6-11
  • What's Blooming - the gardens are filled with so much color. Stop in!
  • Tea in the Garden with CALL: Mondays at 1 PM
  • Volunteer at the greenhouse: M, W, TH at 1:15 PM

Visit the This Week at the Preserve page for details!


Use the map and resources below to plan your visit! Click or tap on the map to get started, then select one of the colored areas to learn more about the natural community of flora and fauna in that area of the Preserve. Find visiting hours, a trail map, and other resources below the map.

1750 East Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5649
(616) 526-7600
Walking trails open 7 a.m.—dusk except some holidays.
Download a trail guide
Download a garden map
See what's blooming
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