Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve boasts a breathtaking 105 acres of both natural and cultivated areas along the St. Joseph River valley, with plenty of space - and plenty of trail - for hiking and taking in the sights. There is also no shortage of indoor attractions, including a fern conservatory, a nature center, an art gallery, a café, and a gift shop. Fernwood also hosts many events such as classes, exhibits, concerts, lectures, workshops, and organized trips.
Fernwood is located at 13988 Range Line Road, Niles, MI. Opening hours for November through April: Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Café hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday 12 pm to 3 pm.