24915 Farmington Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Phone: (248) 477-1135
Fax: (248) 477-1134
Heritage Park Map
COVID-19 Updated Information:
The Farmington Hills Nature Center is OPEN to the public with modifications for health and safety due to the pandemic.
- The Nature Center will be open to families for private appointments Monday - Friday from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Drop-in visits will NOT be available during these times. To learn more and to schedule your Exclusive Nature Center Experience register in advance online at https://recreg.fhgov.com. $10 Fee required.
- The Nature Center will also host free, drop-in hours (no appointments) Monday – Friday from 1:00pm – 5:00pm and Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm for up to 10 visitors at time. First come, first served.
The Farmington Hills Nature Center highlights interpretive exhibits reflecting our natural world such as a life-sized animal habitat, a backyard habitat bird viewing area, native fish aquariums, and live animal displays. All hands-on exhibits and activity areas have been removed or modified for safety during your visit. Activity bins are provided during appointment hours only.
Nature programs are offered year-round and change seasonally. Our nature interpretive staff is happy to assist you any questions you may have.
The Nature Center is located at 24915 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, 48336 in beautiful Heritage Park, adjacent to the Day Camp building.
Nature Program Offerings
Nature Center Newsletter
School/Youth Program Offerings
Call the Nature Center (248) 477-1135 or email for updated info and reservations
Nature Center Volunteers
Volunteer Days Schedule
Saturday, Sep 18, 1 – 3pm
Saturday, Oct 17, 1 – 3pm
Saturday, Nov 21, 1 – 3pm
Interested in becoming a Volunteer Nature Guide? Fill out the Volunteer Application and email.
Call (248) 477-1135 for more info or to organize a private volunteer day for your business or organization
STEM in Nature
The Farmington Hills Nature Center is excited to offer "STEM in Nature" experiences, with support from the Bosch Community Fund. Nature is a compelling context, as it provides a diverse range of real world challenges that engage kids in hands-on opportunities to apply and reinforce STEM skills.
Nature Discovery Trail
Explore nature using your senses along the Nature discover Trail! Next to the Nature Center you'll find a Native American Longhouse, Mystery Smell Boxes, a Rocks & Fossil dig pit and much more to discover along the trail!
Nature in the Hills