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 […]

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 […]

Seasons Change Hike

Minnesota is fortunate to experience all 4 seasons. The changes between them—and the changes experienced by the plants and animals exposed to the elements—can be witnessed in both extreme swings and near invisible changes. On this hike, we are going to explore the woods on a search for signs of a changing season. This hike […]

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 […]

HIKE & Read for Families

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 or her […]

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 […]

Greater St. Cloud October Event Roundup

October is the time of year for all things spooky, sweet, and pumpkin-spiced! This month enjoy all kinds of events from terrifying Halloween haunts to family-friendly pumpkin patch outings. Looking for something to enjoy no matter what the season? Catch a nationally-known comedian on stage or cheer on a local team as they go for […]

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 […]

The Social Network of Trees| Hike

If trees could talk, what would they say? Eavesdrop on the underground conversations of trees and catch a rare glimpse at the mysterious social network known as the Wood Wide Web. This hike is hosted in partnership with HIKEhoppers, a central MN based non-profit. Tickets