Wargo Nature Center

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Located on a Lake or River

  • George Watch


  • 35W north to Hwy 23. Turn N on Hwy 23. Follow for about 1 mi to CR 14. Turn R (east) for about 2 mi to the Center. OR 35E north to CR 14. Turn west on CR 14. Follow for about 5 mi to Center.

Other Date Information

  • TU-FR 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, SA 9am-5pm, SU 12-5pm, closed M. Oct 1-Mar 31-Closed SA, SU, M

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Here at Wargo, we plant native vegetation and encourage native vegetation growth. Our new raingarden is home to many native plants and wildflowers and it cleans and filters the rainwater before the water reaches the lake.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design

Attraction Attributes

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

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  1. Family Earth Day Celebration

    Family Earth Day Celebration

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (763) 324-3350

    Join us at Wargo Nature Center for a fun-filled family Earth Day celebration complete with climbing wall and light refreshments. Learn about Wargo’s native gardens and bees; and make your own earth art project to take home. Visit the Earth Day Fair, where local organizations will provide information and businesses will showcase earth-friendly products!

    Saturday, April 21;
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Come help us control some invasive species this Earth Day, and beautify Wargo Nature Center for the upcoming summer! Please call for details and to sign up.

  2. Kids Fishing Clinic

    Kids Fishing Clinic

    9750 Egret Boulevard
    Coon Rapids , MN 55433
    Call: (763) 324-3350

    Bring the family and learn how to fish, be safe near the water, cast, identify fish and enjoy a free lunch! All participants and chaperones will receive a hot dog and chip lunch. Kids will also receive a goody bag of fishing related gear. All equipment is provided. No pre-registration required.

  3. Maple Syrup Festival

    Maple Syrup Festival

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (763) 324-3350

    Come and celebrate spring! Learn about the tradition of gathering maple sap and cooking it down to make maple syrup and sugar. We’ll go through the syrup process, do some maple crafts, participate in a spring scavenger hunt and taste some maple-y treats. Fun for the whole family! Pre-registration is required.

  4. Snow Day

    Snow Day

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (763) 324-3350

    Participants of all ages will have a chance to take part in a variety of activities including; snowshoeing, ice fishing, kick-sledding, cross-country skiing, winter crafts, live animals and more. You can even try our new fat tire bikes! This is a free event, open to the public. Come play in the snow! For more information call the Wargo Nature Center. Brought to you by the Anoka County Parks & Recreation Department, in collaboration with the Cities of Lino Lakes and Blaine Parks & Recreation Departments.

  5. Winter Recreation Sampler

    Winter Recreation Sampler

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (763) 324-3350

    Looking for some outdoor family fun? Get a taste of some of the many things to do outside in Minnesota during our colder months. You will be sampling a variety of recreational activities including kicksledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. This event is open to families and individuals of all ages. Pre-registration is required.

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 50
  • Banquet Facilities (maximum capacity): 100

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