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About Douglas-hart Nature Center, Mattoon

The Douglas-Hart Nature Center, located in Mattoon Illinois, is a nature reserve that offers visitors different Illinois habitats, field programs, environmental educational classes, and volunteer opportunities for all ages. In the 1960s Helen Douglas-Hart made her dream, a 33 acre nature preserve in Coles County, Illinois, a reality. Today, DHNC provides protection for three of Illinois primary habitats: tall grass prairie, native forest woodlands, and wetlands, on approximately 70 acres. There are two miles of trails that pass through each local habitat.


Overview of Douglas-hart Nature Center

This article refers Douglas-hart Nature Center in Mattoon, United States. Douglas-hart Nature Center is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of Mattoon.

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Address: 2204 Dewitt Ave E, Mattoon, IL 61938, USA

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Timings: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

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  • The Douglas Hart Nature is full of helpful, caring people, with fun and exciting summer camps! The trails are perfect for anyone who wants to get to know nature better, and even to explore! So if you enjoy going on hikes and like being out in nature, then you will love DHNC!

  • The nature center was very well kept and the paths were easy to navigate. The indoor area was great with the turtles and other animals and very informational. Had a great time and will go back again.

  • Even the parking lot is stunningly beautiful, thick with prairie plantings. We saw a hummingbird nectaring before we could get out of the car.

  • Great nature walks. Lots of activities for our grand children as well

  • Nice place and great animals and a bunch of turtles come see the turtles there amazing.

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