Twin Cities Nature Centers & Outdoor Centers

Call it Vitamin G for GREEN: there is a strong connection between nature and the development and well-being of children. Get your daily serving through a rich supply of resources in the beautiful parks and natural spaces of the Twin Cities. 

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Twin Cities Nature Centers & Outdoor Interpretive Centers

MINNEAPOLIS & ST PAUL NATURE CENTERS

TWIN CITIES NORTHWEST METRO NATURE CENTERS

TWIN CITIES SOUTHEAST METRO NATURE CENTERS

TWIN CITIES SOUTHWEST METRO NATURE CENTERS

TWIN CITIES NATURE PLAYGROUNDS

These green play spaces rely on natural building and climbing materials, sand and water play and a big dose of creativity! We love observing our kids interacting with the landscape and, perhaps, developing a greater appreciation for it. Here’s our quick list of Twin Cities nature playgrounds:

Read more: Get Back to Green at These Twin Cities Nature Playgrounds

BLOOMINGTON: Richardson Nature Center – Nature Exploration Area

BURNSVILLE: Terrace Oaks East Park – Nature Play

CHANHASSEN: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – Green Play Yard

EAGAN: Patrick Eagan Park – Nature Play Area

FARMINGTON: Whitetail Woods Regional Park – Fawn Crossing Nature Play Area

FRIDLEY: Springbrook Nature Center – Nature-based Play Area

LINO LAKES: Wargo Nature Center – Maple Hollow Nature Play Area

MAPLEWOODMaplewood Nature Center – Nature Play Yard (The nature center has closed, but the nature play yard is still open)

RICHFIELD: Wood Lake Nature Center – Richfield

VICTORIA: Lowry Nature Center – Nature Exploration Area

WHITE BEAR LAKE: Tamarack Nature Center – Discovery Hollow & Garden

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