Mini Naturalist

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Explore tall prairie grasses, dip into a marsh, or trek through the forest. Our Mini Naturalist programs offer a wide range of relaxed and play based outdoor experiences for young adventurers ages 3 - 6! 

Each program is approximately 1 - 1.5 hours long. Programs will be held outdoors - please bring: water, sunscreen, insect repellent, weather appropriate clothing, and sturdy shoes.


Registration & Fees

Pre-registration is required for participation in these programs. Space is limited! We will accept 15 people per program.  Online registration is provided for your convenience. 

Please be sure to check our calendar for current programs: Programs and Events Calendar.

Mini Naturalist programs are free. However, some park locations, such as Independence Lake County Park and Rolling Hills County Park, require a vehicle entry fee. Yearly passes are available for purchase.


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