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Historski: A History Ski Tour & Scavenger Hunt

January 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Love history and skiing? Come to Riverside Park, one of St. Cloud’s premiere historic landscapes, for a history Nordic (cross-country) ski scavenger hunt tour.
Check your knowledge of park history while doing a scavenger hunt along Riverside Park’s great Nordic ski trails. Stop by the Riverside Park shelter (1800 Kilian Boulevard Southeast, St. Cloud, MN 56304) to get started. The self-guided Historski is free and will take place during the two following one hour sessions occurring before and after the youth ski races which start at 1 p.m. during the 13th Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet, a fun free children’s Nordic Ski Event.:
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Historski: Morning Riverside Park History Nordic Ski Scavenger Hunt Tour
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Historski: Afternoon Riverside Park History Nordic Ski Scavenger Hunt Tour

Established in 1910 to take advantage of St. Cloud’s location along the Mississippi River, Riverside Park features spectacular views of the Beaver Islands and a design inspired by Frederick Law Olmsted’s Central Park in New York City. Significantly improved and developed during the New Deal-era of the 1930s and early 1940s, Riverside Park is part of the newly established Southeast St. Cloud New Deal-Built Landscapes Historic District. Check your knowledge of park history, the New Deal-era and the environment during this unique winter event.

Admission is Free. Registration Required.

Venue

Riverside Park
1725 Kilian Blvd. SE
St Cloud, MN 56304 United States
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Phone:
763-232-4921