All things Fanciful and Educational for the Nature Lover

homeRoxanne Lutey is a lifelong camper and teacher who believes that a walk outdoors is nothing short of fascinating. She loves to share with others what she considers the biggest classroom – nature.

When she opened the doors of the The Nature Connection in Elk Rapids Michigan she created a magical place.

Touch It!
Play With It!
Ask Me About It!

You do not hear these words often in a store.

But we aren’t like any other store. We cater to the person who never tires of learning more, of digging deeper – especially if it ends up unearthing insects! We love insects, yes, and loons, and rivers and rocks.

Come in and meet a Michigan author for a book signing, or visit us Wednesday evenings during the Summer Evening on River Street Series and visit with a naturalist. When you enter, you will know you have left the mall behind.