Pierce Cedar Creek Institute is a non-profit environmental education center located south of Hastings. Set on more than 660 acres in Southwest Michigan, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute provides visitors with a unique exposure to a rare blend of diverse habitats including wetlands, forests, marshes, streams, lakes, and prairies. Hiking trails are open from dawn to dusk. Our Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday 9 am - 5 pm. For more information, directions, and to view a complete calendar of events please visit www.cedarcreekinstitute.org.