Explore. Educate. Connect.

The Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center is a private educational institution. Our Trailside Museum, classes, and events are open to the public. For safety and conservation reasons, we do not permit self-guided hiking on our trails.

Located 30 miles northeast of Saint Paul near historic Marine on St. Croix, Warner is the oldest private nature center in Minnesota and features over 600 acres of undeveloped woodland, marsh, lake, bog and grasslands. Within the Trailside Museum, visitors can learn about our public natural history programs, learn how to become a volunteer or Friend of Warner, and experience the Hidden Wonders of Warner, our brand-new interactive, hands-on education exhibits.

Sunset Kayak

Friday, August 12; 6–8 p.m.
Enjoy the delights of late summer as you paddle the calm waters of Lake Terrapin at sunset. With luck we'll hear loons and see beavers. Instruction and all equipment provided. Register with a friend to enjoy a beautiful evening on the lake!

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Explorers Preschool Program 2016-17

explorers preschoolRegister now for our weekly drop-off preschool program beginning September 2016 through May 2017!

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