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 […]

Good Luck, Mushers! BearGrease Today!

Today an annual historic Minnesota event takes place up north. “It’s the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. World class-mushers including Susan Butcher, Jamie Nelson, John and Jason Baron have competed in the nearly 400 mile event,” according to the race page. This is the Bear Grease Sled Dog Race. Some of […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Feb. 6–8

Remember, events are FREE unless otherwise noted, because in Minnesota we’re cool like that. Feb. 6 Candlelight Hike/Ski 6:30–9pm Along the groomed Lower Campground Roads to the WPA-era warming shelter. Lac Qui Parle State Park, Watson (meet at lower campground area) Dog Sleds, Snowshoes and more 1:00pm–Sat, 02/07, 10:00am New exhibit, “Dog Sleds, Snowshoes, Winter […]