Leave it to Beavers| Warner Lake

Explore the life history of the busiest mammal out there—the beaver, with naturalist and creator of The Wild Life, Devon Bowker. This hike is hosted in partnership with HIKEhoppers. Tickets are $15

Meet My Bestie Hike – Stearns County

Bring your best girl friend, your husband, or your dog for a morning of fun, laughter, and the great outdoors. Attendees will meet up at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve by 1:00pm and set out on an easy 1-3 mile hike through the beautiful winter landscape. Event is FREE for She Ascends Members or $15 […]

Annual Snow Stomp

Celebrate the beginning of the maple syrup season and get out and stomp some snow to make trails at Stearns County’s Kraemer Lake-Wildwood County Park in St. Joseph. This hike or snowshoe walk provides an opportunity to learn about our maple syrup operation. Meet at the sugar shack. Refreshments will be provided. Kraemer Lake-Wildwood County […]

HIKE&Read

IMAGINATION, ADVENTURE, AND FUN ARE ENDLESS WITH A GOOD BOOK. This group is specifically designed for you and your child. Come and enjoy your local park, eat a healthy snack, and listen to a HIKEhoppers team member read a story. The fun doesn’t end there! Before you leave, your child gets to pick out his […]

Hiking Series: The Nature of Saint John’s

Join Outdoor U educators and special guests on five designated hikes using the Nature of Saint John’s field guide. Along the hikes we’ll highlight various topics from the book chapters with interpretive talks and “reading the landscape.” Participants are encouraged to read the book excerpts prior to each hike. No registration or fees. Open to […]

Signs of Life| Quarry Park

It may be winter, and things may look bleak, but there are signs of life all around us—you just have to take a closer look. Join Devon Bowker, creator of The Wild Life for a winter hike at Quarry Park to look for (and identify) animal tracks, observe perseverance, and discover life in the snow. […]

Candlelight Hike

The annual hike will include luminaries along trails connecting the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site and the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. Guests can drop in at any time during the event and hike whatever distance is comfortable. Snowshoes are welcome if conditions allow. Both museums will be open with free admission for guests to […]

HIKE&Read

IMAGINATION, ADVENTURE, AND FUN ARE ENDLESS WITH A GOOD BOOK. This group is specifically designed for you and your child. Come and enjoy your local park, eat a healthy snack, and listen to a HIKEhoppers team member read a story. The fun doesn’t end there! Before you leave, your child gets to pick out his […]

Hiking Series: The Nature of Saint John’s

Join Outdoor U educators and special guests on five designated hikes using the Nature of Saint John’s field guide. Along the hikes we’ll highlight various topics from the book chapters with interpretive talks and “reading the landscape.” Participants are encouraged to read the book excerpts prior to each hike. No registration or fees. Open to […]