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MN Nature Week Activities: Dec 9-15

Dec. 11, 2019 H.O.P. Into the Park: Healthy Older People Whitewater State Park 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 12, 2019 The Story Tree (dibaajimowaatig) Preschool Program Lake Bemidji State Park 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Winter Wandering Gooseberry Falls State Park 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 2019 Build Your Own Ice Fishing […]

MN Nature Week Activities: Dec 2-8

Dec. 4, 2019 Little Bison Buds: Heads & Horns! Blue Mounds State Park 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5, 2019 The Story Tree (dibaajimowaatig) Preschool Program: Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple Lake Bemidji State Park 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Dec. 6, 2019 Build a Bison: Hooves to Horns! […]

MN Nature Week Activities: Nov 25-Dec 1

Nov. 27, 2019 Campfire University Blue Mounds State Park 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Winter Lighting Ceremony Nicollet Common Park, Burnsville MN 6-6:45pm More than 200,000 mini lights, 230 streetlight snowflakes and a 30-foot-tall tree will come to life again this November, and all Burnsville residents and winter-lighting enthusiasts are invited to attend. Nov. 29, […]

MN Nature Week Activities: Nov 18-24

All events listed free unless otherwise noted. Remember, it’s deer hunting season so where some orange! For state parks you must have a state park sticker (permit) to enter park ($7/day or $35/year). Nov. 21, 2019 The Story Tree (dibaajimowaatig) Preschool Program: Grandmother Winter by Phyllis Root 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Young nature explorers are invited […]

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 🙂 […]