This greenspace includes nearly 300 acres of natural habitats. The network of trails takes hikers through the glacially formed landscapes including two spring-fed lakes, glacial ridges, and marshland. The Ott is known for its diversity of plant and animal life and is home to several rare and endangered plant species. The Ott is a must-see for hikers, bird watchers and nature lovers of all kinds.
Natural History.. Space.. Earth Science.. World Cultures!
Located inside the beautiful trails of Leila Arboretum, Kingman Museum is a hidden treasure in Southwest Michigan housing an extensive natural history collection, three floors of exhibits, and Digistar Planetarium. A local landmark in Battle Creek for over 80 years, Kingman Museum works to provide a universal place of hands-on learning for our community and a unique educational experience at every age with each visit.
Feed the Giraffes, ride the open car zoo train or the zebra-striped tram at the Binder Park Zoo. Two on-site restaurants and many food carts are sure to keep you here all day! Checkout the calendar of events for an extra special experience.
Sometimes all you need at the end, or beginning, of the day is a nice, warm donut or muffin to satisfy your craving. Because of that, they are open 24 hours, 7 days a week! Stop in to taste the best baked goods around!
Serving the highest quality ice cream, freshest donuts and locally grown produce (which they incorporate into their made from scratch menu).
Housed in a 1940’s gas station, they provide a fun outing for the whole family. “Take a drive back in time” and experience the simple, friendly atmosphere of Station 66, where community comes together.
Gully Washer, the indoor water park, has two 100-foot water slides, zero-depth entry pool, interactive water play area and lazy river. Flash Flood, the outdoor water park, has two 200-foot water slides, pool and water playground.