Expanded hours announced for Red Oaks Nature Center

The Oakland County Parks and Recreation has announced expanded hours and additional offerings at Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights.

The new hours are:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; (Open until 8 p.m. Memorial Day-Labor Day) Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.

“The new Red Oaks Nature Center hours were designed to allow guests more access to the Nature Center and to allow for the expansion of new programs,” Park Supervisor Matt Pardy said. “Along with almost doubling the Nature Center hours, we are launching birthday party programs and school field trip offerings at the Nature Center. We are excited to continue to grow our nature program offerings at the Red Oaks Nature Center.”

“Wild Birthday Parties” will now be available at Red Oaks Nature Center as well as at OCP’s Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks in Clarkston. The birthday parties are designed for children ages 4-12 and can accommodate up to 18 children. The party package includes an hour and a half party with a nature talk and a game and craft or hike; party invitations and decorations; and a goodie bag for each child.

For information on nature center birthday parties as well as new programming, call 248-585-0100.

Red Oaks Nature Center is located at 30300 Hales Street in Madison Heights.

Wint Nature Center is located at 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston in Independence Oaks County Park.

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