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MN Nature Week Activities May 13-20, AKA “Take a Mom Fishing Weekend”

(2018) MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, has some fun FREE outdoor activities in store for you! In May we think of cherry blossoms, flowering crab apples, pink redbuds, and fragrant lilacs (featured photo by The Symmetric)—and, of course, moms . . . and in Minnesota, that means FISHING OPENER! Happy mother’s day! Mother’s Day […]

The Great Minnesota State Park Challenge!

It’s time to get out and EXPLORE! Two hikers will be embarking on a great adventure to visit all of the Minnesota State Parks. Their stories will be shared here. Post your own experiences and more on facebook @MNnature. Happy trails! #MNnature Meet the Explorers:   Christopher Carlisle Raised in the farmlands of Indiana, Chris […]

MN Nature Activities: Oct 08-14

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, welcomes you to take a fall hike along the river bottoms of the great Mississippi, explore the North Country along the Red Pine Trail, and experience the cooling climate of fall. It’s a beautiful time to be in Minnesota. Get out there and enjoy it while it lasts because […]

MN Nature Activities: July 25–July 30

MN Nature bids July 2016 farewell with a grand list of outdoor activities that stretch late into the bright summery evenings. Be sure to relish in the long days and enjoy the bountiful lightning bugs gracefully dotting the landscape just at dusk. As always, these recreation events are free unless otherwise noted, and many are […]

MN Nature Activities: March 20–26

————— March 20 SUNDAY ————— 03/20/16 Maple Syruping in Your Backyard 1 PM to 2:30 PM Join us for our annual “Maple Syruping in Your Backyard” workshop. Learn about the natural history of maple trees, and the history of making maple syrup. Find out what equipment is required, how to tap trees, how to process […]