Join us April 6th 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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Trail Map

Sarett has many miles of hiking, cross-country ski, and snowshoe trails through wetlands and upland forest. Check out our trail map and visit today!

Upcoming Events


Lake Milton Raptor Experience

LAKE MILTON RAPTOR EXPERIENCE - March 30, Saturday, 1:00 & 3:00 pm—Experience an up-close learning adventure with live raptors from the Lake Milton Raptor Education Center. Aimee Pico will bring several live birds to demonstrate raptor characteristics, adaptations, conservation trends, predator-prey relationships, and our local birds of prey. You won’t want to miss this chance to see these magnificent birds eye-to-eye. Great program for the whole family. Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Sarett members $2/adult, kids free. Nonmembers $6/adult, $2/child.

Volunteers needed for Spring Stampede

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - April 6, Saturday, 8:00 am—Volunteers are needed to help with the Spring Stampede before, during, and after the race. Jobs vary on the day of the race. We also need people to bake or bring in food for hungry racers at the finish. If you are interested in volunteering on the day of the race or will bring in food for the race, please contact us by calling 269-927-4832.

Spring Stampede 5k Run/Walk

SPRING STAMPEDE—5K RUN/WALK - April 6, Saturday, 9:00 am—The Spring Stampede is off and running under the leadership of coach Mike Mahler. Come run or walk for fun and prizes. This 5K run/walk course takes advantage of Sarett’s diverse nature trails. Funds raised from this event help Sarett’s environmental education programs for area school children.
  • The entry fee is $20 through March 22, and $25 after March 22.
  • Members of Sarett Nature Center & SWMI RACERS receive a $3 discount.
  • Race registration and race number pick-up begins at 7:30 am. Race starts at 9:00 am.
  • Medals will be awarded 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.
  • Everyone present on the day of the race will be eligible for door prizes.
  • Please register by March 22 to guarantee your race t-shirt.
  • There is also a kids one-mile fun run beginning at 8:30 am with a $1 registration fee and everyone receives a ribbon.
  • Chip timing and on-line entry procedure at

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