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The Outdoor Campus

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Sertoma Park, 4500 S Oxbow Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-4114
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Not much inside, but outside...

Unless there are activities going on, there's not much to do in here. There's the large fish that... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
BeccaLane117
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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We frequent this spot. We love the outdoors and the Outdoor Campus has a great walking path. We... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
RhoJo73
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Nature museum, aquarium, butterfly garden and classes for everyone to learn about the outdoors.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (6 reviews)
“jungle gym” (2 reviews)
“giant fish” (2 reviews)
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Sertoma Park, 4500 S Oxbow Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-4114
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Unless there are activities going on, there's not much to do in here. There's the large fish that kids can walk through and that is featured in most of its promotional pictures and literature. In that same room, there are random activities for young kids--throwing...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We frequent this spot. We love the outdoors and the Outdoor Campus has a great walking path. We love it. They have classes you can sign up for, events and ITS FREE! We have gone as a couple, as a family and as a large...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

There is always something interesting to see here. The local GF&P staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. In the summer season, many opportunities to learn something new with various activities planned. There are critters all over the place!

Thank ericwJ6709PI
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Outdoor Campus has a lot of offer. Trails to talk in the summer and in the winter, family fun outings that are a huge hit for our entire family. There's a small play area for the kids (stumps to walk on, that sort of...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I would take the children that I nannied here for a nice walk and to spend some time outside. It's really fun to explore and play in the forest area.

Thank Nataly M
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Free, lots of good animal mounts, lots of info. on the outdoors, various special events, good Midwestern fun.

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We enjoyed The Outdoor Campus. The inside is geared more towards little kids but did enjoy the giant fish. We took in the trails and played on the logs outside. since we do not live in the area we did not take any classes in...More

Thank HJ3779
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Outdoor Campus has nice hiking trails and a nice pond. It is free. The nature exhibits inside are informative and relevant. There is a large playground just across from the main building. The volunteers and staff are helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank KSTravers
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

I stopped in and asked if their was anything here for adults to see or do and the man told me no. He said I could look at the couple of indoor fish tanks they have and then walk on a trail outside. They had...More

Thank nowincolorado
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to show your children fishing camping hiking all in one place showed at a child's point of view

Thank kathyflorida69
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CodyMichaelHolder
15 June 2016|
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Response from thegoodlife28 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize. I believe it is only done by registering for a class. I am going to register my grandson and thought you could bring your own but by City ordinance you cannot! Sorry for the shorter version of answering your... More
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