9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily
A Metroparks Vehicle Entry Permit is required to visit.
Explore the diversity of Southeast Michigan’s original habitats. The Environmental Discovery Center (EDC) is a gateway into the complexity and beauty of prairies, wetlands and woods, here for you to study, enjoy and appreciate. The EDC features 60 acres of restored native prairie ecosystems as part of the 2500 acre park. The award-winning EDC building contains classrooms, a biology lab, and a 200-person event room used for a variety of school, scout and public programs. The interactive exhibits feature the diversity of the parks ecosystems. The underwater pond viewing room gives a below-the-water peek at pond life, including native fish and plants.