Don’t miss your chance to see Scotland!

This is an amazing trip planned by our travel expert, Jane Beattie. You will travel with Jane and Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway Executive Director Travis Williams to one of Scotland’s northern gems – the islands of Orkney. The trip will take place between July 11 and 20, 2014. You will focus both on the…

Welcome to the new home of the Explorer Network

Thanks for visiting the new web home of the Explorer Network. We at the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway are doing our best to provide great travel opportunities through the Explorer Network. If you have any questions or comments about this site or the Explorer Network, please contact Jamie Krupka at the ODC office: 616-393-9453…

Alaska Adventure

A bucket list trip for many is one to Alaska. On an Explorer Network trip there you are bound to see flora, fauna and scenes like these. Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure Alaska Adventure…

Lake Erie Birding

A walk along the boardwalk of Magee Marsh or drive through the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge can produce more than 100 species of birds to the patient observer. Some of the species you may find while birding the area during a spring Explorer Network trip include the following. Lake Erie Birding Lake Erie Birding Lake…

Birding Sault Ste Marie

Winter birding in Sault Ste Marie can be great. Here are a few species you may encounter during a winter trip to the Soo with the Explorer Network. Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste Marie Birding Sault Ste…

Bosque del Apache Photography

Fall migration near Albuquerque, New Mexico is punctuated by the vast flocks of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese that arrive there for winter rest. The flocks of birds are sure to draw the admiration and lens of anyone there for the spectacle during a photo tour with the Explorer Network. Bosque del Apache Bosque del…

Galapagos Islands

Many people dream of taking a trip to the Galapagos Islands. With the Explorer Network, you will have a great trip with amazing wildlife encounters. Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands “If you have a special request to see or do something the leaders go out of their way…

Amazon Experience

Traveling to the Amazon is a once in a lifetime experience with the Explorer Network. We work with local guides and stay at unique lodges to make for a truly memorable experience. Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon Experience Amazon…

Desert Southwest Wildlife

The Sonoran Dessert extends into the continental US in the desert Southwest. One of the best places to see the unique wildlife that call it home is the great Tucson, Arizona area. Here are a few examples of things you may find during an Explorer Network trip to the Southwest. Desert Southwest Wildlife Desert Southwest…