Central Michigan University’s Neithercut Woodland is a 252-acre property with a diversity of upland and lowland forest, wetlands, and hiking trails. It is open to the public year-round. Neithercut Woodland is used by a variety of courses, research projects, and community groups. The McNeel Nature Center building located on site is constructed of cedar logs and provides 1,900 square feet of floor space. The property is located 30 miles north of Central Michigan University in Clare County and 4.5 miles west of Farwell, MI on Michigan state highway M-115.
Enhancing our ability to deliver the three areas of academics, research, and service/outreach is a key mission of Neithercut Woodland. Technology-based use is encouraged and promoted on the property.
To inquire about use of the property, including reserving a key to access the gate and lodge, please email your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
"Welcome to Neithercut Woodland! You are invited to wisely use this natural area from dawn to dusk. A short trail (Freedom Path) begins here and leads you to the Nature Center. This Woodland exists as an outdoor education study area and allows you to explore the seldom seen. As you walk our trails remember there will be others to follow. With your cooperation the plants and wildlife will remain for them to observe."
There are three nature trails available to use on the property. The Freedom Trail is an accessible 0.25-mile asphalt and boardwalk trail that leads from a parking lot to the lodge. The Brookwood Trail is a 0.75-mile hiking trail loop that starts and ends at the lodge. The Josiah Littlefield Trail is an approximately 0.5-mile hiking trail loop that starts and ends at the lodge.
Please provide any comments on your experience using the trails, including any concerns or issues noted about the trails at email@example.com
Support Neithercut Woodland
To learn more about how you can join Friends of Neithercut Woodland, contact the College of Science and Engineering at firstname.lastname@example.org or 989-774-1870. You can also use the link below to support further educational opportunities at Neithercut Woodland. Your support will help fund grants for faculty and student research done at Neithercut, travel and supplies for courses that use Neithercut, and maintenance and improvements of trails and the lodge.
Plan a visit
To inquire about use of the property, including reserving a key to access the gate and lodge, please email your inquiries to email@example.com.
To learn more about how you can support Neithercut Woodland, contact the College of Science and Engineering at firstname.lastname@example.org or 989-774-1870.