Get Some Fresh Air At Rock Springs Nature Center

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The weather is warming up, which means it is time to head into the great outdoors! There are plenty of spots around town, but you will definitely want to check out the Rock Springs Nature Center in Decatur. Let’s see some of the great things the Nature Center has to offer.

The Ecocenter

Visit the Ecocenter at Rock Springs Nature Center to explore Macon County’s natural history. This hands-on museum exhibit will help you explore the sounds of native wildlife and animal survival in our area. The Nature Center offers family-friendly programs, demos, and workshops throughout the year, too.

The Window On Wildlife

Expert and novel bird watchers will love the Window On Wildlife at the Nature Center. You are sure to get a great view of the surrounding woods and bird feeding area. Try to spot as many birds as you can, as amplified speakers allow you to really take in all of the sounds of nature. So, take a seat and enjoy a show from nature. Would you like to be involved? Make a donation to support feeding the birds.

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Take a Nature Adventure

Rock Springs Nature Center makes it easy to rent or borrow equipment for your very own nature adventure. Borrow fishing equipment or even a family exploration pack for free and head out for the day. Interested in cross-country skiing? Keep in mind that during the winter months there are ski trails for beginners and experts. Equipment can be rented for a fee for adventurers ages 5 and up.

Shake off those winter blues and step into spring at the Rock Springs Nature Center. The entire family will enjoy learning all about our natural wildlife with plenty of activities to do. Now that you know where to explore nature in Decatur, how about a fresh ride? Bob Brady Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Fiat is here to serve you up a new vehicle, so make sure you view our diverse inventory online. We are eager to assist you with the car buying process. Come see us!

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