Plan A Visit

Points of Interest

Visitor Center
Visitor Center
Dewitt Birds of Prey Center
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Eldean Family Nature Play Park
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Trails
children fishing
Fishing Ponds
Filmore
Fillmore Discovery Park

Trail Map

All ODC Network Trails:
DeGraaf Nature Center
Map of Outdoor Discovery Center Rabbit River Preserve
Rabbit River Preserve
Map of Macatawa Greenway Trail
Macatawa River Greenway

Wildlife

The Outdoor Discovery Center's nature preserve is a diverse property that is home to an abundance of native flora and fauna
10
Species of Mammals
176
Species of Birds
15
Species of Reptiles & Amphibians
10
Species of Fish

Visitor Guidelines

Nature Preserve hours: dawn to dusk

Visitor Center:
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Mondays and Sundays.

Trails are open for walking, jogging, hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Wheelchairs, strollers and wagons are permitted. The use of horses, bicycles, and motor vehicles is prohibited.

No parking overnight or after hours.

Pets must be kept on a 6 foot leash at all times. Please keep pets away from wildlife enclosures.

Please do not harass captive or native wildlife even if it is for the sake of better viewing or photography. Do not collect animals, plants or other natural materials without specific consent.

Alcohol is prohibited. Smoking is permitted only in parking lots.

Do not hunt or trap wildlife without specific consent. Catch and Release fishing is permitted only at designated fishing ponds.

Rentals

Need a new and unique space to hold your meeting or event? ODC has indoor and outdoor facilities available to rent.