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Fenner Nature Center

2020 E. Mt. Hope Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910
Phone: (517) 483-4224
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This interactive learning center appeals to both children and adults, making it ideal for families. It features a system of self-guided nature trails through woods and fields and around ponds, a visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and natural history library. Year-round staff-led tours and programs are offered, plus Summer Nature Camp, October Apple Butter Festival and March Maple Syrup Festival. The gift shop stocks a variety of nature and environmental items.



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  • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • MC, V, AE, DIS
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  • Directions: FROM NORTH: 127 South to Trowbridge Rd./MSU exit. Take exit (will be on Trowbridge Rd.). Go to Harrison Rd. (Trowbridge Rd. will deadend into Harrison Rd.). Turn right (south) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1/2 mile to Mt. Hope Rd. Turn right (west) on Mt. Hope. Go approximately 1 1/2 miles. Center is on the lefthand side (south) at the intersection of Mt. Hope Rd. and Aurelius Rd. FROM EAST: 96 West to 127 North (Exit 106B). Take 127 North to Jolly Rd. (Exit 11). Turn left (east) on Dunckel Rd. Go to Collins Rd. Turn left (north) on Collins Rd. Follow Collins Rd. approximately 3/4 mile to Harrison Rd. Turn left (north) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1/4 mile to Mt. Hope Rd. Turn left (west) on Mt. Hope Rd. Go approximately 1 1/2 miles. Center is on the lefthand side (south) at the intersection of Mt. Hope Rd. and Aurelius Rd. FROM SOUTH: 127 North to Jolly Rd. (Exit 11). Turn left (east) on Dunckel Rd. Go to Collins Rd. Turn left (north) on Collins Rd. Follow Collins Rd. approximately 3/4 mile to Harrison Rd. Turn left (north) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1/4 mile to Mt. Hope Rd. Turn left (west) on Mt. Hope Rd. Go approximately 1 1/2 miles. Center is on the lefthand side (south) at the intersection of Mt. Hope Rd. and Aurelius Rd. FROM WEST: 96 East to 496/Downtown Lansing (Exit 95). Take 496 East to Trowbridge Rd. (Exit 9). Take exit (will be on Trowbridge Rd.). Go to Harrison Rd. (Trowbridge Rd. will deadend into Harrison Rd.). Turn right (south) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1/2 mile to Mt. Hope Rd. Turn right (west) on Mt. Hope. Go approximately 1 1/2 miles. Center is on the lefthand side (south) at the intersection of Mt. Hope Rd. and Aurelius Rd.
  • Hours of Operation: Visitors center open: Tue.–Fri. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sat.–Sun. noon–4 p.m.
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  • Admission Price: Admission: Free. Donations welcome.
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  • Size (in acres): 134
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