Elkhart Environmental Center


The Elkhart Environmental Center is an environmental education facility that opened in 1991 on a remediated city dump. It has over 66 acres of dedicated trails, prairie grass, wetlands, and riverfront. The Center offers educational programs & events, field trips, and volunteer opportunities for the public. 

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What's New

EnviroKid Camp

The EEC is thrilled to bring back our EnviroKid Camp this summer! Click the image above for more information or to register.


Our 2019 EnviroFest booth application is now available, click the image above! Don't forget to read about the major event changes in our Booth Info & FAQs.


The  Spring 2019 issue of our volunteer newsletter is now available!

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Catch EEC Supervisor, Jamison Czarnecki, on Froggy 102.7 FM for our new segment: "Environmental Minute"! Click here for more information about the topics Jamison covers on air.

Upcoming Visitor Center Closings
The EEC will be closed on the following city holidays:
  • Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
  • Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)
Our trails are open dawn to dusk, every day.

Master Plan

The EEC Master Plan is now available! Community members and representatives worked with Troyer Group to map out the next 5-10 years for the EEC! It features plans for enhancing the site, strategic partnerships, and the development of new programs. Check it out and let us know your thoughts!

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