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Right in the city of Richfield, a nature center.
Great places to walk, see all kinds of wild birdlife. Very educational for adults as well as kids.
One of the best things about it is you don't have to travel to see the beauty, it's...More
My 15yo gamer randomly picked this place and we loved it. There was a small indoor exhibit with some reptiles and stuffed wildlife. There were a number of walking trails of various distance. We took the short mile walk around the lake. Lots of places...More
Wood Lake is many things for many people. The acreage provides a great place to run or jog, but the Center itself is open year-round. This means that in wintertime, you can find a seat inside and watch birds, rabbits and squirrels access the many...More
I've been to Wood Lake many times and it is one of the best nature centers available. The trails are good and include a huge floating boardwalk. Inside the visitor center, there are a number of interesting exhibits and animals.
1.8 mile loop around a wetland that supports many birds. Multiple paths so you can make several laps and cover different trails. We noted many bird watchers with giant-lensed cameras. The floating board walk is fun when you are trying to maintain a steady gait.
While not a huge facility, Wood Lake boasts a surprising array of wildlife right in the middle of Richfield. It is a must-visit for urban birders, nature photography enthusiasts, and those just needing a peaceful walk. On recent visits, I saw hooded mergansers, wood ducks,...More