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Baroda - Shafer Orchards

- apples, grapes


9 am-6 pm | early Aug-Oct 15

207 Shafer Rd, Baroda, MI 49101 | 269-422-1972

Berrien Springs - Stover's Farm Market & U-Pick

- apples (Molly Delicious, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Red Rome, Empire, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonathan, Mutsu)
- grapes, pumpkins, fall raspberries

- market with jams, honey, pickles, salsas and more


9 am-6 pm Mon-Sat
37837 M-139, Berrien Springs | 269-471-1401

Berrien Center - Earth First Farms

- apples (certified organic Paula Red, Empire, Jonathan, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Rome, Ida Red, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Jonagold); $1/lb 

- cider, picnic area, annual harvest party; dogs welcome

 

10-6 Fri-Sun | 8335 Smith Rd, Berrien Center, MI 49102 | 269-815-3370

Coloma - Jollay Orchards

- apples (Molly's Red Delicious, Gala, MacIntosh, Jonathan, Honeycrisp, Red/Golden Delicious, JonaGold, Mutsu, Cameo, Granny Smith)

pumpkins

- farm market, bakery, picnic area, family activities, harvest festival


10 am-5 pm | daily | 1850 Friday Rd, Coloma, MI | 269-468-3075

Coloma - Fruit Acres Farm Market & U-Pick

- apples (Gala, Blondee and McIntosh); $1.25 per pound

- peaches (Autumnstar)

- ready-picked produce, refreshments, picnic area, playground, pumpkin patch, hay rides

10 am-5 pm Sat-Sun | 2789 Friday Rd, Coloma | 269-468-5076

Eau Claire - Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm

- apples, apricots, cherries, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums

- cafe/bakery, farm market, orchard tours, picnic area, tree rentals, special events

10 am-6 pm Wed-Mon | 351 E. Eureka Rd Eau Claire, MI 49111 | 269-782-7101 or 877-863-3276

Fennville - Crane's U-Pick Farm

- apples (Early/Late Gala, Golden Supreme, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Mac, Cortland, Fuji, Mutsu, Golden Delicious, Cameo, Jonagold, Rome Winesap and Ida Reds)

- nectarines, pumpkins, chestnuts, fall vegetables 


9-6 Mon-Sat | 10-6 Sun | 6017 124th Ave, Fennville, MI 49408 | 269-561-5126 

Fennville - Crane Orchards

- apples (Gala, Empire, Red Delicious, Macintosh, Cortland, Ida Red, Golden Supreme, Jonagold, Mutsu,

Blondee, Fuji, Braeburn, Honey Crisp, Golden Delicious, Cameo, Northern Spy, Late Fuji); $1/lb

- pumpkins

- corn maze, hay rides, cow train


10-6 daily | 6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI 49408 | 269-561-8651

Fennville - Evergreen Lane

- 4 varieties of apples (no spray);  $1/lb

goat cheese

- Recommendations: bring own bag and wear long pants, socks and close-toed shoes


10-5 Sat-Sun | 1824 66th St, Fennville, MI | 269-543-9900

Hartford - Big Dan's U-Pick

- apples (Paul Red, Gala, MacIntosh, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Ida Red, Empire, Jonathan, Northern Spy, Mutsu, JonaGold, Red Rome, Fuji,  Granny Smith, Corland) 

- hay rides, local donuts, maple syrup, honey, jams, mums


10 am-6 pm daily
65980 66th Avenue, Hartford | 269-621-4037

Kalamazoo - Gull Meadow Farms

- apples (Blondee, Early Gold, Sansa, Gala, Honey Gold, JonaGold, JonaMac, Cortland, Crimson Crisp, Early Fuji, Empire, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp, Jonathan, McIntosh, Macoun, Ida Red, Red Delicious, Rome, Fortune, Mutsu, Northern Spy, Crimson Topaz, Cameo, Fuji, Granny Smith, Braeburn)

pumpkins

- donuts, wagon rides, market/bakery, family activities, farm animals, corn maze

Thu 4-7 | Fri 4-8 | Sat 10-8 | Sun 10-6
8544 Gull Road, Richland | 269-629-4214

Niles - Lehman's Orchards

- apples (Honeycrisp & others); $1.50/lb
- fall raspberries, blackberries

- market with cider, fudge, wine, nut butters, honey, jam, nuts, peas & seeds, dried fruit and more


12-5 pm Sun-Fri & 9 am-5 pm Sat
2280 Portage Road, Niles | 269-683-9078

South Haven - Dutch Farm Market

- apples, cherries, peaches, plums, pears

- market/bakery with fruit, vegetables, ice cream, pies, jams and more, picnic/play area (cash only)


9 am-6 pm (Labor Day-Oct 31)

6967 109th Ave, South Haven, MI 49090 | 616-637-8334

South Haven - Overhiser Orchards

- apples (Paula Red, Mollie's Delicious, Gala, McIntosh, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Empire, Macon, Mutsu, JonaGold, Red Delicious, Melrose, Ida Red, Yellow Delicious, Stayman Winesap, Northern Spy, Braeburn, Cameo, Golden Russet, Sonata, Red Rome, Fuji)

- plums, pumpkins

- donuts, ready-picked produce, barnyard animals, playground area, fishing pond

9 am-5 pm daily | 6405 109th Ave, South Haven | 616-836-3298

St Joseph - Nye's Apple Farm

- apples (Golden Delicious, Crispin/Mutsu, Red Delicious, Empire, Northern Spy, Braeburn, Cortland, Fuji, Ida Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, Rome, Winesap)

- grapes (Fredonia, Niagra, Concord)

Minimum purchase 1 Bushel (basket or bag not included in price)

- market with jams, honey, maple syrup, pies, breads, gift baskets, plants, candles, cookbooks  and more


9 am-6 pm daily
3151 Niles Road, St Joseph, MI 49085 | 269-429-0596

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NATURE PRESERVES, TRAILS & PARKS

Fernwood Botanical Garden

With sprawling gardens and winding trails, Fernwood is a nature lover's paradise. It also boasts a full-service cafe, art gallery, garden shop and library. Year-round activities and amenities provide visitors with plenty of family-friendly options. Along with bird- and garden-themed backpack that can be checked out for self-guided explorations, a new preschoolers backpack contains pictures, magnifiers, books and other materials that encourage kids to explore their five senses. 


HOURS: 10 am-6 pm Tues-Sat | 12-6 pm Sun (May-Oct) & 10 am-5 pm Tues-Sat | 12-5 pm Sun (May-Oct)

ADMISSION: $9: adults | $7: seniors | $4: students (ages 5-17) | free: kids 4 and under & members

Holland State Park

Offers sandy beaches, two large campgrounds (including cabins), 25 miles of paved bike trails, a dune walk stairway and hiking trail, and spectacular views of sunsets over Lake Michigan. The park is divided into two units: one along Lake Michigan and the other by Lake Macatawa. Other amenities include beach volleyball, a full-service concession stand and firewood/ice for sale.

Kal-Haven Trail State Park

Encompassing 33 miles of former railroad bed that links the cities of South Haven and Kalamazoo, the scenic Kal-Haven Trail traverses forests, fields and 7 bridges. Open to all non-motorized bicycles, hiking, cross country skiing and snowmobiling when a 4-inch snow base is present.

Kalamazoo Nature Center

KNC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing environmental information, conversation efforts, education and research programs. Includes more than 14 miles of hiking trails, a small farm, animal encounters, camps, classes, special events, nature preschool, naturalist backpacks to check out and more.

 

BUILDING HOURS: Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm | Sun 1 -5 pm | ​269-381-1574
ADMISSION: $7/adults | $6/seniors  | $4/children & students | free for ages 3 and under

 

  • Trails open 9 am to 6 pm daily

  • No pets allowed

  • Some trails can accommodate strollers

Kesling Nature Preserve

The Kesling Nature Preserve is home to a rich diversity of plants and wildlife, with scenic views of the vast ravine that slices through the property. It is also a popular spot for bird-watching in the spring, when a dazzling display of wildflowers provides another compelling reason to visit. 269-324-1600

Mount Baldhead & Oval Beach Recreation Area

Oval Beach has been ranked among the world's top 25 beaches by Conde Nast’s Traveler. Visitors also can ascend more than 300 wooden steps to Mount Baldhead and head down the grassy coastal dunes.

Outdoor Discovery Center

The Outdoor Discovery Center is a kid-friendly nature preserve  focused on wildlife management, conservation, outdoor education and preservation. Programs include sensory nature walks, bird watching, fishing, archery, pond summer camps, snowshoeing, live birds of prey and wildlife studies. Visitors can walk the trails, visit the birds of prey and enjoy the outdoor picnic area.

 


OPERATING HOURS: Mon-Fri 9 am–5 pm | Sat 10 am– 4 pm | Sun 12–4 pm | 616-393-9453

  • Trails open sunrise to sunset.

  • Pets welcome (must be kept on 6=foot leash at all times)

Saugatuck Dunes State Park

Spans 1,000 acres with 2.5 miles of shoreline, four hiking trails, sandy beaches, picnic areas and freshwater coastal dunes over 200 feet tall.

Sarett Nature Center

Sarett is a non-profit organization situated on more than 1,000 acres along the Paw Paw River, boasting eight miles of trails, tree top walkway, live local animals, a playground and picnic area, nature center and butterfly house. Sarett's main focus is environmental education, with a wide range of kids' classes and programs on offer. 

BUILDING HOURS: Tues-Fri 9 am-5 pm | Sat 10 am-5 pm | Sun 1 pm-5 pm | 269-927-4832
ADMISSION: $3/nonmembers | free for ages 12 and under

 

  • Trails open dawn to dusk daily

  • No pets allowed

  • Some trails can accommodate strollers

Warren Woods State Park

Located on more than 300 acres of beech-maple forest, Warren Woods Natural Area has a serene hiking trail leading over a bridge covering the Galien River. 269-426-4013

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PETTING ZOOS/FARMS

 
 

Critter Barn

The Critter Barn is a small, family-run farm open to the public. Visitors can interact with rabbits, ducks, pot-bellied pics, cows, goats, sheep, donkeys, turkeys, ponies and more! Educational classes and volunteer opportunities are available for all ages. 

9275 Adams St, Zeeland, MI 49464 | 616-748-1110

OPERATING HOURS 

Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm | Sat 10 am-4 pm | Closed Sun

Free admission (donations appreciated)

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U-PICK ORCHARDS

 
 

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