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Welcome to DeVries Nature Conservancy!

Nestled on the banks of the Shiawassee River just five minutes from downtown Owosso, the fresh air and calming spaces of DeVries Nature Conservancy bring nature close to home. Open from dawn to dusk 365 days a year, our grounds are a great place to experience the four seasons, whether by foot, snowshoe, cross-country ski, kayak or canoe!

Explore our website to find information about us, our upcoming events and activities, fun things to do while visiting our grounds, ways to get involved and much more. If you can't find what you're looking for, let us know. Our staff is happy to help.

Enjoy our 136 acres every day from dawn to dusk. Please follow posted rules. Download our trail map here!

Play in our Nature Playscape from dawn to dusk every day. Please respect our materials and rules, found here

Explore our Nature Center and meet our education animals Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. Closed on major holidays.

Join us for our 9th annual Sleigh Ride and Fireside Supper Fundraiser!

Registration is now open to the public! 

Learn more about this event and register today with the button below!!

Register Here!


Due to the increased number of people interested in our event, we have decided to add an additional day to our Fundraiser - Sunday, January 26th!

Please keep in mind that in order to have the event this day, we must meet a minimum number of registrants. Call us to reserve your spot. We will not have online registration available and we will not ask for payment unless we are having the event. Our number is 989-723-3365!

Times that are available Sunday, January 26th are:
2:00 pm
2:45 pm
3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Contact us today!

2635 N. M-52
P.O. Box 608
Owosso, MI 48867

Nature Center: (989)723-3365
Fax: (989)729-0724 

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2635 N. M-52, P.O. Box 608, Owosso, MI 48867 • (989) 723-3365 •