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General Information

Sarett Nature Center is located in Benton Harbor, MI on Benton Center Road, north of Red Arrow Highway. We focus on environmental education, but our nature center is open to the public to enjoy our trails. We also offer live animal displays, a butterfly house during the warm months, a nature play area for kids, cross-country ski rentals, snowshoe rentals, informational displays, naturalist-led natural history trips around the world, and interactive naturalist programs for the whole family throughout the year!

Building and pond 2

Our main Nature Center building is open to the general public. 

COVID-19/MASK UPDATE: On August 12, 2021, the Berrien County Health Department updated their guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and are recommending all persons wear a mask while indoors in a public building regardless of vaccination status. We will now require all visitors and staff to wear masks while inside the nature center building. Masks are optional outside on our trails. Please help keep our staff and fellow visitors safe. Thank you for your understanding.

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Monday: Offices closed, Trails open

Our trails are open every day from dawn to dusk. 

Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the trails.

We are officially closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.


Sarett Nature Center
2300 Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Call us at 269-927-4832 for trail conditions or with any questions.