Come out and explore the regional parks and trails of Saint Paul! Enjoy thousands of acres of park land and miles of trails in one of America's most historic river cities and join staff and volunteers for a variety of outdoor adventures that will engage your mind and body in fun and educational activities.
Environmental Programs: Fall 2014
A variety of outdoor programs are held year-round at Saint Paul's regional parks.
Register online by clicking the links below or call 651-632-2455.
Parks after Dark: Black Light Insect Hike
What insects will we see when we hang a white sheet under a black light? We're going to find out!
Friday, Sept 12, 9-11pm, Crosby Farm Regional Park
Enjoy a children’s book posted page by page along a trail.
Sunday, Sept 14, 1-3pm, Summit Monument (Mississippi River Blvd & Summit Ave)
Child-led nature play meet-up group
Third Thursdays, Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, 10am-noon, Hidden Falls Picnic Shelter (North Gate)
Parks after Dark: Owl Prowl
Dissect an owl pellet and go on a short owl-calling hike.
Tues, Oct 28, 7-8:30pm, Como Streetcar Station
Try out the high tech treasure hunt game that has swept the globe!
Nov 8, 10-11:30am, Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary
Adults of All Ages
See all Environmental Education programs currently available in our online catalog
by filtering by Department ("Natural Resources") and
ensuring that the Search Level is set to "Sub-Activities Only."
Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom
Looking for support and resources with bringing your students outside in Saint Paul's regional parks? Connect with us and learn about the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom
Right Track Academies
The Horticulture and EcoRanger Academies are educational programs that expand the traditional Right Track (formerly Youth Job Corps) job training program through hands-on environmental learning opportunities.
We are grateful for support from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Recreational Equipment, Inc, and Cargill.