Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens
1750 East Beltline Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Nature Preserve: Birding, Nature Education, Walk, Wildlife
Our mission is to conserve, restore and interpret native ecosystems to inspire people to value and protect the wonder of creation. The Ecosystem Preserve features 44 public acres of forest, wetlands, and native gardens. Over a mile of trails are available for wandering, taking in the beauty of each season, and discovering the flora and fauna of West Michigan. Trails are open every day from dawn to dusk; admission is free. The Bunker Interpretive Center is a LEED-certified education center open M-F, 9 am-4:30 pm, and features interactive seasonal displays. A variety of educational programs for all ages are offered throughout the year.