Mission

To ensure conservation, restoration, education, research and outdoor enjoyment of Midland’s urban playa for present and future generations.

Education at the Preserve

At the Jenna Welch Nature Study Center, we carry a passion for the outdoors and 
learn from the shared experience.

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Social Distancing

Maintain a 6′ distance from others when possible

Observe the CDC social distance guideline of 6' from other people. Please use the QR code check-in method at Pavilion.
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Our mission is to ensure conservation, restoration, education, research and outdoor enjoyment of Midland’s urban playa for present and future generations.

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Winter Hours

8am – 6pm
Tuesday – Sunday

There is no charge for admission. We appreciate donations.
Closed Mondays
Location | Contact Us

2201 S. Midland Dr.
Midland, Texas

The main entrance is across the street from Midland RV Park.
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Midland’s Urban Playa

The Preserve is one of the few urban playas in the state of Texas, an ecotourism destination, and a science education resource of the Permian Basin.

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