Wargo Nature Center

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  • FREE!

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Located on a Lake or River

  • George Watch

Directions

  • 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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Events

  1. Holiday Sampler

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    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.

  2. Maple Syrup Festival

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    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.

  3. Painting in the Parks

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    What better combination than art and nature? Join us the second Thursday of each month for our Painting in the Parks series, and an experienced artist will guide you toward your own masterpiece all while being immersed in nature! No experience necessary. Ages 21+ are welcome. Pre-registration is required.

  4. Snow Day

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    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. 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. Wargo Fall Festival

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    Join the fun as we celebrate fall at Wargo Nature Center! We'll crank up the cider press, play pioneer games and have self-guided nature activities available for you and your family. Come join us!

  6. Winter Recreation Camp

    7701 Main St
    Lino Lakes, MN 55038
    Call: (651) 429-8007

    This one day camp is a great way for kids in 3rd - 6th grade to get outdoors in the winter. The day will be packed full of winter activities including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, kick sledding, winter games, and more. Come join in on the winter fun!

Meetings & Conferences

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

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