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Tamarack Nature Center

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5287 Otter Lake Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-5851
+1 651-407-5350
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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 3 weeks ago
Terry M
Great educational resource

I stopped by for a presentation on environmental monitoring using dragonfly populations. Wait, stay... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KatieCole
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5287 Otter Lake Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-5851
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"discovery area"
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"change of clothes"
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"nice place for a walk"
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"great place to enjoy"
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"county park"
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"all ages"
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"stream"
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"wildlife"
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"paths"
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"rocks"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank KatieCole
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Reviewed 25 April 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
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Reviewed 14 March 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
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Reviewed 4 January 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
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Reviewed 12 October 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
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Reviewed 3 October 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.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

Thank kakelly01
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

As you know while on vacation you don't always watch your diet. This place allowed me a very nice trail to walk and work off some of the calories.

Thank Allen S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I went to Tamarack about four times in the past month while in the area. I enjoyed running on the trails in the early morning while rustling up deer and turkeys in the underbrush. I enjoyed going back with my family for a prairie walk...More

Thank MrPalustris
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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.
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