Minnesota

Great MN State Park Challenge: Afton State Park

Afton State Park 6959 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033   I fell in love with Afton State Park on this leisurely 4-mile hike. As a park close to the cities, I’ve grossly underestimated the beauty offered here. It was a great place to start the “Great Minnesota State Park Challenge!” Hash tag that 🙂 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safe Hiking During Hunting Season: 3 Tips You Need to Know

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, wants you to enjoy hiking all year round, including during hunting seasons. November is deer hunting season and the time when most activity happens, especially this year Nov 3-13. How to stay safe in 3 steps you can remember: 1. Be Aware 2. Be Seen 3. Be Heard Know […]