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Wint Nature Center

The Wint Nature Center provides hands-on natural history exhibits as well as a feeding station viewing area. Year-round educational programs are conducted by parks system's natural resources staff. Community outreach and specialized nature programs include StarLab, Nature Discovery and Scout Badge Days.

Field Trips can be scheduled for many different groups.

Cohn Amphitheater with shelter and fire circle accommodates 150-200 guests for events or weddings.

Rubach Sensory Garden with gazebo and water garden, located near the nature center.

Community outreach and off-site programs available.


Click here for Nature Interpretive Program opportunities.

Scout Programs at Red Oaks and Wint Nature Centers 2016-17

Nature Education Programs at Red Oaks and Wint Nature Centers Summer 2016

"Wild" Birthday Parties for ages 4-12. Looking for a fun, different and educational program for your child’s next birthday celebration?


9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, MI 48348

248-625-6473 (Wint Nature Center)
248-625-0877 (Park)

Memorial Day-Labor Day

10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tuesday-Saturday)
1-5 p.m. (Sunday)

Labor Day-Memorial Day
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday-Saturday)
1-5 p.m. (Sunday)

Park -
Open year round, approximately 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at park entrance.

Wint Nature Center
Open for walk-in visitation
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
1-5 p.m. (Sunday)
Closed Mondays
Naturalist services available by appointment, year-round, Tuesday-Saturday and select Sundays.

Fees & Permits

Daily or annual vehicle permit required (available at the park). View park fees and purchase permits online.