DeVries Nature Conservancy

Located just five minutes from downtown Owosso, our 4+ miles of trails take visitors through 136 acres of farmland, forest, restored prairie, and floodplain along the beautiful Shiawassee River. Visit us from dawn until dusk year-round for a great place to hike, cross country ski, explore Michigan's natural history, or commune with nature. 

Whether you want to walk your dog, have an educational field trip, or spend volunteer hours, we have many great ways to get involved. Explore our site for all we have to offer.

DNC's 4+ miles of trails take visitors through 136 acres of farmland, forest, restored prairie, and floodplain along the beautiful Shiawassee River - just five minutes from downtown Owosso. Visit us from dawn until dusk year-round for a great place to hike, cross country ski, learn more about Michigan's natural history, or find a quiet place to commune with nature. 

Whether you are looking for a place to walk with your dog, have an educational fieldtrip, or spend volunteer hours - we have many great ways to get involved. Explore our site for all we have to offer.


Conservancy News

March 29

DeVries is hiring!
Check out the available positions here. More are on the way, so check back soon.


March 27

The DeVries Earth Day Print Photo Contest has begun! Help us celebrate
Earth Day by capturing Nature at its finest. Check out the official rules here.




Hours of Operation

Nature playscape - dawn to dusk, every day

Trail system - dawn to dusk, every day

Office - generally 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,

            Monday to Friday


Upcoming events

Contact us

Mail us: 2635 N. M52 

             PO Box 608

             Owosso, MI 48867

Call us: 989.723.3365

Email us: info@devriesnc.org


Join us

As a small non-profit organization, DNC strives to make the deepest, longest lasting connections that we can between our community members and nature.

If you would like to know how you can help us and support our work, check out all the ways that you can Get Involved.


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