2014 Naturalist Led Trips

Sarett naturalists are planning several exciting natural history tours for 2014. Don’t miss your opportunity to travel with Sarett learning about new environments. If you are interested in any of these natural history tours, please call now 269-927-4832 and we will send you complete information as it becomes available.


WINTERING EAGLES at Starved State Park. January. Watch our national bird as they winter along the Illinois River. Bundle up and join us for the eagles, frozen waterfalls and beautiful snowy hikes.

FLORIDA WINTER GETAWAY. February 10-15. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Blue Springs State Park, Canaveral National Seashore, County Parks and more. Call if you are interested. This trip is full.

TURKEY RUN STATE PARK . April 15-17. Stay at the lodge. Hike gorgeous trails. Enjoy a bountiful amount of spring wildflowers and birds.

POINT PELEE BIRDING. May 6-8. Bird at one of our favorite spring migrant traps.

GREEN RIVER KAYAKING, Mammoth Cave National Park. June 10-14. Expand your paddling experiences with a trip on the Green in Kentucky.

COLORADO—ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. July 8-16. Visit the spectacular beautiful Rocky Mountain Park. Part of our adventure will be getting there by train.

SLEEPING BEAR DUNES EXPLORE. August. Visit our nearest national park. We’ll hike, visit the beaches, explore little known areas of the park, paddle kayaks on gentle waters and enjoy this great treasure.

LAKE MICHIGAN CIRCLE TOUR. September. Ferry across Lake Michigan, travel the western shore, the upper peninsula and back down the eastern shore of the lake.

ADIRONDACKS. October 1-5. The Adirondack Mountains are an unusual geological formation located in the northeastern lobe of Upstate New York. We will try to hit the color season in this beautiful spot.

TANZANIA. November 9-22. This is the African safari you have been waiting for. Elephants, zebras, lions, cheetahs, antelopes, leopards, giraffes, hippos and scores of birds. You’ll want to be on this trip!


Please watch for more weekend and short trips announcements for 2014.

Looking ahead to 2015 watch for Belize, Croatia, and Australia or New Zealand.

If you are interested in any of these trips, send your name, address and a list of the trips you would like more information on to:






SARETT HOURS:  Building Open
                                  Tuesday-Friday   9:00 AM-5:00 PM
                                  Saturday   10:00 AM-5:00 PM
                                  Sunday   1:00-5:00 PM
Our trails are open dawn to dusk every day.

Sarett Nature Center
2300 Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022                                  

Phone: (269)927-4832

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