Outdoor Activities

Things to do in the Great White North of Minnesota!

MN Nature Activities Feb 11-17

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 in Minnesota! 02/11/18 Leafless Trees 1-2 […]

MN Nature Activities: Jan 1-7, 2018

Happy New Year, Minnesota! You came in with a brrr so many annual first-day hikes have been cancelled, but there is plenty to enjoy in the coming days. Just think, every day is a bit sunnier and bit longer than the last now! Have you strapped on the snowshoes this year? If not, or if […]

MN Nature Activities: Dec 10-17

Happy winter! MN Nature in St Paul, MN, is thrilled to be chilled. Wildlife is getting ready to hibernate if they haven’t already. Also, it’s that time of year when you can save energy costs by storing your beer outside (before the January freeze comes along and it’s too cold outside to do that). And […]

MN Nature Activities: Nov 12-18

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, is super stoked to get you outside! Events here are FREE unless otherwise noted. We focus on free and offer you this compiled list for free because, well, we’re awesome. And you are, too. And so is nature. Let’s all bask in our awesomeness together. #MNnature Remember, it’s still […]

MN Nature Activities: Nov 5-11

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, shares nature activities, volunteer opportunities, and conservation resources for FREE! Why? We love Minnesota’s wild places! The weekends in November mark the deer hunting season, so we recommend you call state parks before planning your outing. Some parks close for hunts, others remain open but may recommend you avoid […]