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Sarett's Nature Center building is closed during this time. Trails remain open!

Please practice social distancing while hiking and do not bring pets on the trails.

There is currently no entrance fee to hike on the trails.

Please consider a donation to help us continue to serve our community!


Visit our Butterfly House


Opening for the 2021 season on May 29th!



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Enjoy the benefits of Sarett membership for a low yearly cost!


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Sponsor An Animal

Donate to one of our friends at Sarett!

Become a Member

Sign up to become a Sarett member using our online form! Your membership is good for a whole year from when you sign-up. Enjoy benefits such as free admission and discounted rates for the Butterfly House, nature programs, and ski rentals.

Summer Nature Camp

Summer Nature Camp at Sarett offers children an excellent opportunity to learn about Michigan’s ecology and natural history by exploring and playing in nearly 1000 acres of woodlands, wetlands, meadows and swamps at Sarett and other Michigan locations. We get up, get active and get outdoors daily!

Trail Map

Sarett has many miles of hiking trails through wetlands, prairie, and upland forest. Check out our trail map and visit today!

Upcoming Events


Birdathon 2021!

Save the date - Saturday, May 15 - Enjoy a day of birdwatching and fundraising with fellow birdwatchers. This friendly competition starts as early as 12:00 AM and runs until 7:00 PM (Start times are decided by each team). Grab your social group and join in on this fun day! ALL birdwatching levels are welcome to participate.

Training for Butterfly House Volunteers

May 20, Thursday, 10:00 AM - Sarett needs volunteers for the butterfly house this summer! If you are able to consistently provide a time during the week or weekend to work at the butterfly house, whether it is for one hour or a whole day, we would appreciate your help. Duties include attending to the butterflies and guests inside the butterfly house and/or working outside to greet guests, set appointments, and accept payments. Comprehensive training will be given. Please call 269-927-4832 for more information or to sign up for this fabulous opportunity.

Birding Bunch – Location To Be Determined

Welcome back the spring migrants with Sarett’s annual Saturday morning Birding Bunch. These gatherings are designed for birders of all levels. Bring your binoculars and a desire to learn about and see birds. Please meet at designated locations. Member/$5/session. Non-member/$7/session. Call to register at 269-927-4832. Today's birding spot is TBD.

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