Outdoor Adventure Center

Outdoor Adventure Center

Located on Detroit’s riverfront in the historic Globe Building, with the Dequindre Cut Trail running through its backyard, the Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) gives you a taste of Michigan’s great outdoors in the heart of the city. Experience exciting outdoor adventures with hands-on activities, exhibits and simulators – walk behind and touch a waterfall, step into a fishing boat and reel in a big fish, hit the trail on a mountain bike or snowmobile, and much more. At the OAC, you’ll learn about how the DNR manages state parks, forests, wildlife and fish as you climb the roots and explore the canopy of a massive bur oak tree, hop aboard a real airplane, and see what’s swimming in our aquarium. Visit the Outdoor Adventure Center and discover all there is to explore in the spectacular outdoors, parks, public lands and waters that are yours to enjoy.


Contact Information


1801 Atwater Street

Detroit, MI 48207-4020

Driving Directions

Toll Free: (844) 622-6367

Phone: (844) 622-6367

Fax: (313) 567-0160



Location of Outdoor Adventure Center

Map of Michigan