Woodland Park and Nature Preserve
Woodland Park and Nature Preserve is the only community park and nature preserve within the city limits of Battle Creek. This park is a 145-acre nature area with one entrance on Helmer Road, just 2 miles north of I-94, and another on Gethings Road.
This rustic, peaceful, green preserve can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages 365 days of the year. About five miles of trails weave through the park, showcasing its natural beauty, including:
- Old-growth timber and groves of younger trees
- Seasonal wetlands and ponds with ducks and geese
- Open grassy areas and delicate, colorful wildflowers
- Bluebird habitat throughout the park
What better destination for exercise and relaxation in a natural environment than right here in Battle Creek!
About the Park
Learn more about the Park, our history and how we became such a great getaway spot in Battle Creek!
We have parking and entrances on both Helmer and Gethings Roads. Get here quick with Google driving directions.
Have a smart phone? Download a PDF version of the trail maps to keep with you at the park!