Pine River Nature Center

Nature Center Building

The Nature Center building will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 8


Before entering the nature center building, a health screening is required:
COVID-19 self-screener for visitors to the nature center

  • Masks are required before entering the building
  • The entrance is locked due to COVID restrictions and as a precautionary measure 
  • Visits for 10 people or fewer are available by appointment. Call 810-364-5477 to schedule
  • The treehouse and trails are available from dawn to dusk

Discover the area's natural heritage

The mission of the Pine River Nature Center is to promote the awareness, understanding and stewardship of the Blue Water Area's natural heritage. The center provides hands-on science education programming for schools correlated with the Michigan Curriculum Framework. It also offers outdoor recreation and environmental education opportunities for area residents.

The Pine River Nature Center has over three miles of trails open daily from dawn until dusk for public use. Occasional Scouting and public programs are also offered. Dogs, horses, bikes and motorized vehicles are not permitted.

Take a look at what the Pine River Nature Center has to offer


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2585 Castor Road
Goodells, MI 48027
(810) 364-5477