DNC's 4+ miles of trails take visitors through 136 acres of farmland, forest, restored prairie, and floodplain along the beautiful Shiawassee River - just five minutes from downtown Owosso. Visit us from dawn until dusk year-round for a great place to hike, cross country ski, learn more about Michigan's natural history, or find a quiet place to commune with nature.
Whether you are looking for a place to hike with your dog, have an educational fieldtrip, or spend volunteer hours - we have many great ways to get involved. Explore our site for all we have to offer.
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Trails and Nature Playscape are open : Dawn to Dusk, year-round
Nature Center Building Hours: Generally 9:00am-4:00pm, weekdays**
**There may be times where both staff members are out of the office, or there are facility rentals, that will lock the building to visitors.
You can always call to make an appointment.