things to do outside

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 […]

MN Nature Activities: Nov 12-18

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, is super stoked to get you outside! Events here are FREE unless otherwise noted. We focus on free and offer you this compiled list for free because, well, we’re awesome. And you are, too. And so is nature. Let’s all bask in our awesomeness together. #MNnature Remember, it’s still […]

MN Nature Activities: August 1–7

Want to help the bees thrive in Minnesota? Ever thought of being a backyard beekeeper? Wild River State Park has an informative presentation for Minnesota beekeepers (and wannabeekeepers!). Learn, grow, and give back in the great outdoors of #MNnature.   08/06/16 Community Fishing Days 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fish the NW corner of Centennial […]

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 […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Dec 29–Jan 3

Let’s Go Sledding! The following locations have sledding fun for the entire winter season and some make snow. Many hills are open during daylight hours and are free, but call to confirm rules and pricing: Carley State Park, Altura MN telephone: 507-932-3007 Andes Tower Hills Snow Tubing 877-542-6337, Snow Center sledding hill Old Mill State […]