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Kensington Metroparks Nature Center

Kensington Metroparks Nature Center – Review, pics, hours, and info for the Nature Center inside Kensington Metropark in Milford, MI. If you’re entering Kensington Metropark from Kensington Rd, follow the main park rd to the north to easily find the nature center.


The Nature Center at Kensington Metropark offers interactive exhibits, live animals, a scenic marsh Kingfisher Lagoon overlook sitting area, miles of well-groomed nature trails, and more. Friendly Metropark Park Interpreters are always on-site and always available to answer questions. Visitors will see and get to learn about turtles, snakes, fish, even a large Red-Tailed Hawk named Ranger.

Kensington Metroparks Nature Center Pics

The Kensington Metropark Nature Center hosts a variety of educational programs for kids and scouts which are also ideal for parents who homeschool. The Nature Center even has a large meeting room (complete with a kitchen) that you can rent for birthday parties etc…

Special Nature Center events take place throughout the calendar year. In addition to hosting camps, parties, and school programs… the Kensington Metropark Nature Center holds a Native Plant sale in May, Fall Color Walks, Halloween fun with Trick or Treat on the Trail & Zombie Apocalypse Survival, and you can even meet Santa Claus each December at S’mores with Santa events.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for access to the Nature Center. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Kensington Metroparks Nature Center Hours
Mondays – 1p-5p
Tuesdays – Sundays – 10a-5p
CLOSED – Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day

Kensington Metropark
4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380

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1 thought on “Kensington Metroparks Nature Center”

  1. Several years ago I saw Mating Snake Balls at Kensington Metro Park. Does that still happen every year and if so when does it happen? Thank you!!!


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