Ballard Nature CenterCategories: EVENTSOUTDOORS & PLAY
Located just minutes outside of Effingham, Ballard Nature Center is home to dozens of species of birds and wildlife. Natural prairie, wetlands, butterfly and hummingbird gardens, ponds, and creeks round out the outdoor experience. Activities at the Nature Center includes trail walks, kids' fishing, bird watching, picnics, and much more. An indoor activity center provides plenty for the whole family to do any time of year. Ballard Nature Center also is a perfect place for a company retreat or a small gathering. Features include a large room that seats up to 80 people and two outdoor pavilions.