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Tamarack Nature Center

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Great for a family

Excellant walking trails in the woods. There is also a comfortable visitor center with lots of... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Love Nature

Tamarack park is a huge reserve. There's tails and a visitor center, so lots to do. You won't... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Terry M
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5287 Otter Lake Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-5851
+1 651-407-5350
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well-kept set of trails - both asphalt and "off trail" (which are the cross country ski trails in the winter). Fun nature center building, and child's play area - including a lovely garden (veggies and flowers) - in full bloom this harvest season.

Thank MargB6
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellant walking trails in the woods. There is also a comfortable visitor center with lots of helpful information.

Thank GOPHER41
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Tamarack park is a huge reserve. There's tails and a visitor center, so lots to do. You won't regret a visit.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by for a presentation on environmental monitoring using dragonfly populations. Wait, stay with me, it was really interesting! They had hands on activities, training on how to catch and identify dragonflies, and then we all went hunting in the park. It was a...More

1  Thank KatieCole
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We walk in this lovely Ramsey County park at least three times a week throughout the year. We often see deer, wild turkeys and a wide variety of birds . We have also seen coyotes. It is a true nature center with interesting classes for...More

Thank Gretchen S
Reviewed March 13, 2018

This is our favorite local place to take the kids on a Saturday afternoon. They can learn about the animals (during opening hours), see the vegetable garden, play in the cool playground.

Thank Conrad N
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit with the kids. Mother Nature. Nice place for a walk. Educational. Note: The school s will bring kids for day field trips, so sometimes it gets busy.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We are long time visitors of Tamarack- have always loved it but I've been meaning to write a review since the renovations were completed. The facilities and programs at this nature center are so great and the naturalists and volunteers who work here are so...More

Thank molly1242
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a peaceful nature walk! They also have a great play area for the kids! Very nice trails and places to sit, reflect and enjoy.

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Good walking trails, they don't allow dogs. Also nice area for kids to play. Safe and lots of open space.

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April 25, 2017|
Response from Raven F | Reviewed this property |
Trails and Discovery Hollow and Garden are free and open to the public. Please sign in at the main office before or after your visit. Donations are gratefully accepted.