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Naturalist-Led Family and Adult Programs

Join a Warner naturalist for these fun events for all ages! Wear casual clothing appropriate for the weather and hands-on activities.

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for all of our programs (except Fall Color Blast, Winter Blizzard Blast, and Maple Syrup Open House). Cancellations must be made at least three days prior to an event for a full refund. To register, please call (651) 433-2427, ext. 10.

To register, please call (651) 433-2427, ext. 10. Please note, leaving a voicemail message does not constitute an official registration.

January 2015

Family Snowshoe Fun
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 10-11:30 a.m., and 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Registration deadline: January 21
Celebrate the beginning of the new year by snowshoeing! The morning program will be for families with younger children featuring a shorter snowshoe hike looking for winter animal signs. The afternoon program will include the history of snowshoeing and then a longer snowshoe hike to explore the trails of Warner. Snowshoes will be provided. Please note: Program will be cancelled if there are not sufficient snow levels. $5 per person Warner Nature Center Friends/Science Musem of Minnesota Members; $7 Nonmembers (Ages 3+)

Owl and Snowshoe Hike
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 3-6 p.m.
Registration deadline: January 28
Join us for an exciting evening exploring the woods of Warner. Meet our resident Barred and Eastern Screech owls before heading out on a snowshoe hike calling to the owls of Warner's woods. We will hike if snow levels are too low for snowshoeing. $8 per person Warner Nature Center Friends/Science Musem of Minnesota Members; $10 nonmembers (Ages 3+)

February 2015

Winter Blizzard Blast
Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1-5 p.m.
No registration required.
Explore our trails on a guided snowshoe hike, try out a kicksled, use our underwater camera to see life below the ice in our lakes, play some outdoor winter games, and join us around a campfire for hot cocoa and a s'more! Our annual winter festival is a wonderful way to celebrate being outside in the winter months. Cost is $5 Adults, $3 Children ages 3-12, FREE Children ages 2 and younger (please pay in cash at the gate—exact change is appreciated).