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More free outdoor activities for everyone! This year the “I Can” series (including canoeing, kayaking, bicycling, backpacking, camping, fishing, archery, and more!) of activities require sign-up. They are still free but you must register in advance here: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ican/index.html A Walk in the ParkItasca State ParkJuly 12, 202110:30 a.m. to 11:30Continue Reading

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Looking for your next outdoor nature activity near you? MN Nature has got you covered! With COVID restrictions lifting there are many outdoor activities planned for this summer. Plan to social distance and have your mask and insect deterrent on hand. Mosquitoes and black/horse flies can be nasty in July.Continue Reading

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, is helping you enjoy March, and maple syrup season! This is the time of year when the sun feels warmer outside, maple sap starts flowing, the days are getting longer, and you may start hearing more bird songs on the trail! Soak it inContinue Reading

02/18/18 Maple Syrup Refresher 1-2:30 Spring is right around the corner and in the coming weeks Fort Snelling State Park will be very busy tapping trees, collecting sap, making maple syrup, and teaching people all about the process! If you’ve attended one of our programs in the past and needContinue Reading

MN Nature in St Paul, MN, provides FREE outdoor activities year-round. Many are family-friendly nature activities. Most are outdoors, so Dress for the weather! Events at state parks will require a state park permit on your vehicle (daily and annual passes for sale upon entrance into park). Enjoy winter inContinue Reading