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MN Nature Activities: Jan 17–24

Happy New Year! 2016 “Weekend” Nature Activities are changing to cover the entire week, by popular demand. (Yes, MN Nature does read your comments—so thank you!) Another change for 2016 is activities will be released at start of month. These free opportunities fill up fast. We want you to have the best chance to take […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Feb. 27–March 1

Feb. 28 Ice Caves If conditions are right, the ice caves will open! When the ice caves open on Saturday February 28, they will be open every day until ice conditions deteriorate enough to necessitate a closure. The present lake ice conditions will make the walk to the ice caves much more challenging than last […]

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 […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Dec. 26–31

Check with parks first before heading out for any snow-related activities. It’s pretty brown round town, although . . . it may snow tonight!   Saturday 27th Intro to Ice Fishin 9–4 pm Join a naturalist to load up a sled and hike 1.7 miles on groomed trail to Mic Mac Lake. Check in at […]