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Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and fishing while you explore land in various stages of ecological restoration.


Our programs bring learning to life as students use their observational skills and senses to discover the wonder of nature.


For decades Indian Creek Nature Center has led the area in sustainable building and operations practices.


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Getting involved is as simple as strapping on a pair of hiking boots and hitting the trail or attending one of the Nature Center’s hundreds of programs. You’ll immediately feel the sense of connection and belonging to a spectacular group of people that are working to preserve, conserve and educate all while having a wonderful time.

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