Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center

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  • Free parking. Free admission. Program charges vary. Donations of $2.00/person are strongly encouraged.


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Located on a Lake or River



  • Located 1 mi north of intersection of Co Rd 21 and Hwy 10. Carpenter Nature Center is on the St. Croix River almost due west of Prescott, WI.

Other Date Information

  • Year round except Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter and Thanksgiving. Buildings: 8:00am-4:30pm daily; trails: 8am-4:30pm daily.

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. Hastings Area Birding Day

    12805 St Croix Tr S
    Hastings, MN 55033
    Call: 651-437-4359

    Celebrate the arrival of spring by learning about our region's many bird species. The Hastings Environmental Protectors have teamed up with Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center to host the Birding Festival for a second year. Some of the highlights are an “Introduction to Birding” class, a “Raptors 101” class, bird banding demonstrations and guided bird trips in the Hastings area.

    Program fee is $2.50 per person or $10 per person including a box lunch.

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