Rudolphi Wildlife Refuge and Rudolphi Woods

Dowagiac is also the home of Rudolphi Woods, enjoyed year-round for hiking, running, cross-country skiing. Located off Dailey Road, 325 aces of high-quality open space abound, featuring more than eight miles of nature trails and identification of natural flora.

Wild flowers are abundant within the Claspy Estate section that is owned by Southwestern Michigan College, and within 120 acres adjacent to Riverside Cemetery and the Dowagiac Creek.