Hours & Admission

Today's Hours
Visitor Center Hours:  
9 am - 5 pm, 
Sunday 1-5 pm

Daily Admission Rates

Members: Free 
Adults: $7/Seniors $6 
Children 4-17 $4 
Children 3 & Under: Free

Plan your visit to KNC - we're open all year!

There is always something new to do at the Kalamazoo Nature Center with featured programs every month for kids and adults. There is a family program every Sunday at 2 pm and special events throughout the year. Our award-winning exhibits show you a new perspective on the world around you. Of course, the most special feature of all are the 14+ miles of hiking trails that wind through some of the most special habitats in Michigan.  Visit our Trails!

Our  Hosts are here to help you make the most of your visit to the Kalamazoo Nature Center. Whether you are greeted at the Gatehouse or inside the Visitor Center, our hosts can tell you what you need to know about visiting KNC. Have accessibility questions?  Call us at (269) 381-1574 ext. 0.

We take part in the ANCA Membership Reciprocal List for free or reduced-price admission to centers nationwide for the members of participating centers.  

Things to Note

As KNC is a nature preserve, no dogs are allowed on property.  Service dogs are an exception.

Check out a Backpack!

Explore the Trails with a Naturalist Backpack

Stop by the Visitor Center to check out a special KNC backpack loaded with fun supplies and activities!
Each backpack contains binoculars, field guides, a bug jar, magnifying glass, informational sheets, and an activity book, and more!  Check out a backpack and check out the trails at KNC.


Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557 

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