Serving the Outdoor/Environmental Education and Passive Recreation Needs of the Residents of Genesee County

Ligon Outdoor Education Center, located in the northeast corner of Genesee County, Michigan, offers 268 acres of pristine nature, over six miles of hiking trails, and a multitude of educational opportunities for students and teachers. Donated to the Genesee Intermediate School District by James and Mary Ligon of Almont, Michigan in 1975, Ligon Outdoor Education Center boasts an ideal spot for conferences, meetings, retreats, educational field trips, and getting in touch with nature.  Ligon is the perfect “out of classroom” learning environment.

Recent News

Handicap Caution
Handicapped Accessibility Notice
In an effort to maintain the highest safety standards for all visitors to Ligon Outdoor Center, the handicapped accessible ramp that leads down to the Lake Observation Deck overlooking Lake Ligon has been closed until further notice.
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Ligon Outdoor Center entrance sign and landscaping
Lessons from Ligon
Join Ranger Jason as he explores topics and demonstrates activities related to nature in the Lessons from Ligon video series.
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