Lost Lake Open House FREE - Ecosystem of Slime

  • 18 Aug 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Lost Lake Nature Park, 846 Lost Lake Trail, Oakland Township, Michigan


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The Ecosystem of Slime. From the deep verbose croaking of our large bullfrogs to the silent serenity of a snail schlepping in the shadows, Lost Lake is full of some of nature's slimiest residents. Join us for a special day while we celebrate the underappreciated amphibians of the state. We will have skimming nets at the ready for those looking to get up close and personal with some of our leopard and bullfrogs as well as a visiting frog from Australia. We'll learn the importance that amphibians play in the ecosystem (as well as the research laboratory) and even take a look at the benefit from our slugs and snails while on trips into our woods! Our youngest naturalists will have the opportunity to put together their own slime so they can continue their research at home!

Open houses are FREE!  Open houses are FUN! Open houses are for the whole family! The nature center will be open for four hours. You are welcome to drop by any time during those hours. You will have a chance to explore this amazing park, check out the nature center, participate in crafts, games and other ongoing activities... including FREE KAYAKING! A new theme will be featured each month so come to one or come to all! You are also welcome to make an afternoon of it and bring along a picnic to enjoy with a scenic view of the huge pine trees and beautifully secluded Lost Lake. 




333 North Circle Drive

Rochester, MI



Nature Trail

Open daily dawn until dusk    


Offices/Indoor Nature Center

Summer Hours


9am - 3pm  




(248) 656-0999







Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit institution.  

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (DHNP) is a preserve situated on sixteen acres of land nestled in the neighborhoods of Rochester, MI.

DHNP offers walking trails that are free to the public and offers affordable educational classes for various age groups , maintains the grounds of the land under its stewardship, and works to keep the wonders of nature accessible to the people of the Greater Rochester Area.  

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