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Drayton Plains Nature Center

Features

  1. 12 Picnic Tables
  2. 2 Charcoal Grills
  3. Indoor Meeting Room
  4. Pavilion
  5. Ponds
  6. Trails

Location


Located in the Drayton Woods Subdivision off Hatchery Road.

Facilities


Facilities include an interpretive nature center building, fish hatchery ponds, hiking trails and a picnic pavilion.

Hours


Park Grounds:


  • October 16-April 14
    7 days a week
      8a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • April 15-October 15
    7 days a week
    6 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Building Hours:


  • Open May - September
    • Wednesdays-Saturdays: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sundays: 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Closed for the season October - April

Activities


Meeting Room Rentals


Seats up to 30


Rental & Damage Deposit Fees
  • $30 Rental Fee per hour for a minimum of 2 hours
  • $30 Non-Resident Fee
  • $50 Refundable Damage Deposit

Rustic Pavilion
Seats up to 50



Rental & Damage Deposit Fees


  • $75 Rental Fee for 5 hours
  • $125 Rental Fee for 8 hours
  • $30 Non-Residents
  • $50 Refundable Damage Deposit

Note: 

To secure your rental date you must pay the rental fee along with the damage deposit and non-resident fee (if required). All rentals must be scheduled at least 14 days in advance to secure your date. To reserve the pavilion or meeting room contact Waterford Parks and Recreation at 248-674-5441.

Cancellation Policy


Full notice of cancellation must be received at least 30 days prior to the rental date. All fees and charges for the rental of rooms, shelters, facilities and park areas are refundable minus a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted with less than 30 days remaining prior to the rental date, with exception of damage deposit. No refunds are issued based on inclement weather, acts of God, strikes or other conditions beyond our control, with exception of damage deposit. If paid with cash or check, a refund check will be mailed to you within 3-4 weeks for your damage deposit. If paid with credit card, damage deposit will be credited back to the same card.



More Information

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