Join us April 8th for Sarett's Spring Stampede 5K!

Run or walk the 5K on Sarett's trails!

Register today!

Can't race? Volunteer! Call 269-927-4832



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Adopt An Animal

Donate to one of our friends at Sarett!

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


School and Group Programs

Looking to enrich your classroom with hands-on learning at Sarett? We offer dozens of programs for Preschoolers to adults – take a look!

Injured or Abandoned Wildlife

Have you found an injured animal that needs help? Check out our wildlife page for helpful information on what to do.

Hiking Trail Map

Sarett has many miles of walking trails. Check out our hiking trail map!

Upcoming Events


Spring Selfie Challenge!

Starting March 4, Saturday, 10:00 am through April we will host a spring Selfie Challenge!  Starting the 4th, visit Sarett and take a picture of yourself at the places shown on our Facebook page or pick up a picture guide at the front desk.  Show your pictures to a naturalist and win a prize.  It is like a scavenger hunt only with selfies.  You have to get a selfie in all 5 places to be eligible for a prize.  It is a great way to get outdoors, have some fun and explore Sarett.  Return to the nature center to claim your prize.  Fun for the whole family.  Regular admission rates apply. This selfie challenge will run through April.

Piping Plovers of the Great Lakes Program

April 1, Saturday, 3:00 pm  PIPING PLOVERS OF THE GREAT LAKES. Former plover monitor and Sarett Naturalist Jacob Northuis will be giving a talk on the current status of the Piping Plovers as well as some of the research projects that are ongoing. Come learn about the history, ecology, and biology of these incredible birds!

Spring Stampede 5K Run and Walk

Join us for a unique 5K run, walk or Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run all on Sarett’s nature trails! The funds raised from this event will help Sarett Nature Center continue to provide environmental education programs for over 25,000 local school children each year. At 8:30 a.m., the Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run will start. All participants of the Fun Run will receive a finisher’s ribbon. The 5K run and walk will start at 9:00 a.m. Medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. Special awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers in the run and walk. Members of the XYZ Trail Series, Calumet Striders, and SWMI RACERS receive a $2 discount. Call us at 269-927-4832 with any questions.

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