Due to the severe weather and road conditions, we will be closing our doors early today. Please visit the ODC Nature Preserve and Visitor Center on another day.
There have been some changes at the Birds of Prey recently. The Turkey Vultures have moved inside to their heated mews (cages). Wild Turkey Vultures migrate to warmer climates during the winter, so we have to move ours inside. And we have a new addition! Be sure to welcome our new Peregrine Falcon. He is…
Please join us at the Outdoor Discovery Center’s 150 acre Nature Preserve to create family memories and traditions during our “Holidays at the ODC”. We will offer fun activities like scavenger hunts on our Sensory Trail and programs where families can create holiday ornaments from materials found in nature. We will have “Tales and Tails” storytime throughout the month featuring live…
Press Release November 19, 2015 Contact: Margo Carlock, NAI Executive Director 1-888-900-8283 Travis Williams Receives National Award Travis Williams, Executive Director of the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway in Holland MI, is the recipient of the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) Award of Distinction for 2015. The award was presented at NAI’s national workshop on November 13th in Virginia Beach, VA. The workshop…
We hope you will join us for our first ever “Migratory Fun Run” this Saturday at 10 am. The run will be approximately 2.5 miles and take place throughout our trail system. It will end with water, hot chocolate and/or hot apple cider, donuts, and some fruit. There will also be an opportunity for a…
HOLLAND MICHIGAN. On October 1, 2015, doors will open at the new 5,000sq ft. Visitors Center located on the 150 acre nature preserve of the Outdoor Discovery Center (ODC), 4214 56th Street in Holland. The new facility was a long-planned vision of the organization according to ODC’s executive director, Travis Williams. “The Visitors Center has been in the…
4214 56th Street, Holland, MI 49423
Trails Open: Sunrise to Sunset(Pets must be kept on a 6 foot leash at all times and remain at least 50 feet away from animal enclosures)
Visitors Center Hours:
9:00 - 4:00 Mon-Sat
Memorial Day thru Labor Day
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