Prairie Sugar Weekend

Prairie sugar, also known as sorghum, was made over 150 years ago as a sweetener for farmers and their families, and it was especially coveted during times when other sugars were scarce. Visitors can learn about the history of sorghum and about the many types of sugar and sugar substitutes that exist today. On the […]

Hemker Park & Zoo: Boo at the Zoo

Calling all Ghouls and Goblins, join us for a WILD and SPOOKTACULAR celebration. Dress up for a Discounted Admission Anyone who dresses up in a Halloween Costume will get into the zoo for $9.00/person +tax. Come join the merry-not-scary celebration. See the creepy, crawling critters, watch the animals enjoy a treat, Trick or Treat throughout […]

Prairie Sugar Weekend

Prairie sugar, also known as sorghum, was made over 150 years ago as a sweetener for farmers and their families, and it was especially coveted during times when other sugars were scarce. Visitors can learn about the history of sorghum and about the many types of sugar and sugar substitutes that exist today. On the […]

Kid’s Club Pumpkin Day

This is where our Kids Club began.  Pumpkin Day celebrates the fall harvest and onset of autumn.  Each child receives a free pumpkin to paint and decorate to their liking (while supplies last).  Enjoy the kids train, face painting, bounce house and light snacks.  All for free! (No registration required)

Fall Zoo Fest

Discounted Admission $9.00/person +tax train rides for children, Amish baskets for sale, Apples from apple orchard for sale, pumpkin patch, Farmers Market, face painting* We will also be having a bluegrass band playing at 11:00 and an apple slinger* Face painting happening from 11:30-3:00, HPZ Train Rides happening from 10:00-4:00 pm $3.00/child *Children Only Apple […]

St. Cloud – Muddy Boots – Forest Camp

Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your kids outdoors? Look no further than Muddy Boots Forest Camps! We’re bringing you outdoor play and adventure in a brand new way. We will visit 5 of the Stearns County Parks – specific locations will be announced three weeks before the start date Start your […]

St. Cloud – Muddy Boots – Forest Camp

Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your kids outdoors? Look no further than Muddy Boots Forest Camps! We’re bringing you outdoor play and adventure in a brand new way. We will visit 5 of the Stearns County Parks – specific locations will be announced three weeks before the start date Start your […]

St. Cloud – Muddy Boots – Forest Camp

Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your kids outdoors? Look no further than Muddy Boots Forest Camps! We’re bringing you outdoor play and adventure in a brand new way. We will visit 5 of the Stearns County Parks – specific locations will be announced three weeks before the start date Start your […]

St. Cloud – Muddy Boots – Forest Camp

Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your kids outdoors? Look no further than Muddy Boots Forest Camps! We’re bringing you outdoor play and adventure in a brand new way. We will visit 5 of the Stearns County Parks – specific locations will be announced three weeks before the start date Start your […]