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Plum Creek Nature Center

Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 South Dutton Road
708-946-2216

The Plum Creek Nature Center offers visitors a place to explore the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences, featuring a pollinator garden, rain garden, and interactive play elements. The Nature Center also features a bird observation area, including birdhouses fitted with "Spy-On-A-Bird" cameras. 

The Nature Center also offers indoor facility rentals for meetings. Learn more about facility rentals at the Nature Center.

The following permits are available for purchase at the Nature Center:

  • Camping Permits
  • Dog Park Permits
  • Picnic Permits

The Nature Center also offers inner tube rentals for sledding on the 40-foot hill at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve. 

The Nature Center features a gift shop, where visitors can purchase honey and nature-related T-shirts, books, and novelties. Free District publications and trail maps are also available. 

The Nature Center is open to the public free of charge.



Plum Creek Nature Center is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media

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