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Winter Hike

Winter Hike

Dress warm and bring your hiking poles and binoculars to join us in a brisk nature walk to learn about how animals in Michigan survive the frosty weather. We will search for signs and track and be able to identify…

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Mommy & Me Hikes

Mommy & Me Hikes

We invite you and your child to join our Naturalist on a nature discovery and exercise walk. After the walk, you may explore our Outdoor Natural Play Area,"BYOL" (bring your own lunch) to enjoy with other moms. The trail is…

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Take A Hike Day

Take a Hike Day

Michigan is home to thousands of miles of trails, including the Iron Belle Trail. Join us at the OAC to learn about our staff’s favorite hikes and gain inspiration for your next venture into the forest. Take home a list…

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Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Nights

Each Family Fun Night will include a hike through the Zoo, hands-on-activities, a snack, and an opportunity to meet Zoo staff. These experiences will be suitable for all those older than 5 years of age. Programs run from 6:30 to…

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