RIVER BENDS PARK BURGESS-SHADBUSH NATURE CENTER

4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township

More than 70 species of birds have been identified here. This Nature Center and tract is located in the northwest section of River Bends Park. It was named for volunteer Jo Burgess and the large Shadbush trees in the area. The nature center regularly plays host to family nature programs and regular nature walks. In addition, there is a nature garden and open spaces for children. Although the trails can sometimes be muddy/soft/mushy, most are flat and easy to negotiate.

 
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A variety of resident woodpeckers and other woodland species can be found here.

 

AMENITIES

Below is a list of amenities available at this property.

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VIEWING SEASON

Year-round viewing is available

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PARKING

Paved parking is available

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RESTROOMS

Yes, when the nature center is open. The restrooms are about 0.3 miles from the playground.

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TRAIL CONDITION

The trail is gravel

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PICNIC TABLES

Picnic tables and shelters are available

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BOAT LAUNCH

There is no canoe, kayak or boat launch on this property

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FEE

No fee