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Dodge Nature Center

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Dodge Nature Center

This is a real gem of a place here in West St.Paul ! It’s almost impossible to leave without having... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathleen P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Beautiful oasis in the middle of the metropolitan area

Great place to come for a walk when you need to escape from the rush of the city. Amazing that... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is an environmental education and habitat restoration organization located in West St. Paul. Over the past 40-plus years, Dodge has seen more than one million children and their families pass through our gates...more
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365 Marie Ave W, West Saint Paul, MN 55118-3848
+1 651-455-4531
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem of a place here in West St.Paul ! It’s almost impossible to leave without having learned so much more about nature and how important it is to protect it. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable. We took our kids...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a good nature spot in the middle of the Twin City area. Trails are nice. Went on a Sunday. A but disappointed that we could not get near any of the animals as those paths were all gated off. Kids were disappointed. However,...More

Thank Robbies6
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Great place to come for a walk when you need to escape from the rush of the city. Amazing that it's so close to St. Paul.

Thank aviksnins
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I walk here regularly with my spouse. I often feel like I can find a peaceful refuge from the hectic demands of life. Dodge nature center recharges those who walk through. It is both serene & beautiful. We are blessed to be close by. The...More

Thank Elvia M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

One of the best.... The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center was founded in 1967 by Olivia Irvine Dodge. A pioneer in environmental education, Dodge was one of the first nature centers in the state of Minnesota. For 50 years, Dodge has developed an expansive environmental...More

Thank Floyd R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This community nature center offers so much to this community. It partners with the school, offers special events and hosts numerous fundraising functions. I've attended weddings there also, beautiful and affordable

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places to just walk and commune with nature. It is stunningly beautiful. The trails are well laid out and are easily walkable no matter where you are in your fitness. If you go in the late afternoon make sure to use...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A nice place for walking and enjoying nature. Dodge Nature Center has prairies, hardwood forest, wetland, hiking trails and more. They provide experiences in nature through environmental education and have an onsite preschool. Events, programs, and volunteer opportunities are available for all ages. They have...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This was place is awesome I get a good workout and I have fun. It was really fun and I learned a lot but two things I don't like is you can't have dogs there and you can't ride your bike.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We attended a festival at the Dodge Nature Center and had a great time! There was live bands, pony rides, a bounce house, tug o war, face painting, walking tacos, ice cream, and a bake sale to list just a few activites as well as...More

Thank Wanda S
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