Nature Centers in Oakland County

Oakland County is home to a multitude of nature centers both big and small that can help you learn all about the wonderful wildlife nearby. Discover these educational and entertaining facilities below using our interactive map and get ready to learn about the world around us!


Nature Centers

Need more information? Use our master list of nature centers in Oakland County to help plan your trip! The top link will bring you to the nature center’s website, while the bottom will take you directly to their location in Google Maps.  Last updated 6/7/21

Auburn Hills

E. Dale Fisk Hawk Woods Nature Center
3799 Bald Mountain Rd., 48326

Bloomfield Hills

Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Ave, 48304

E.L. Johnson Nature Center
3325 Franklin Rd, 48302


Independence Oaks County Park Lewis E. Wint Nature Center
9501 Sashabaw Rd, 48348

Farmington Hills

Heritage Park
24915 Farmington Rd., MI 48336


Sorenson Park
5142 E Holly Rd, Holly, MI 48442

Madison Heights

Red Oaks Nature Center
30300 Hales St, 48071


Kensington Metropark
4570 Huron River Pkwy., 48380

Shelby Township

Stony Creek
4300 Main Park Dr., 48316

Rochester Hills

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
333 N Hill Cir., 48307


Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy., 48098


Drayton Plains Nature Center
2125 Denby Dr., 48329

White Lake

Indian Springs Metropark
5200 Indian Trail, 48386


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