Prairie Wetlands Learning Center602 State Hwy 210 E
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Located on the southeast edge of Fergus Falls. From Interstate 94, take exit number 57 for State Highway 210 East. Turn north at the end of the ramp. Drive 1 mile. Look for large brown and white entrance sign on the right.Get Directions
The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center facility is situated on 330 acres of scenic prairie with native and restored areas encompassing 28 wetlands and 3.5 miles of trails. The lands and trails are open for hiking or snowshoeing year-round. A paved 1/2-mile trail and floating bridge is accessible for visitors with disabilities. The Visitor Center houses an exhibit area, the Bluestem Store, 4 classrooms and an education greenhouse. The Center provides environmental education and interpretation of the prairie pothole region for learners of all ages. Follow the Facebook page and website to learn more about US Fish and Wildlife Service nature programs, birding, wildlife watching opportunities and citizen science activities. www.facebook.com/prairiewetlands www.fws.gov/refuge/fergusfallswmd
DatesClosed Federal holidays. Grounds are open dawn to dusk daily.
There is no charge to enter, park, visit, or use the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center unless otherwise noted.
Passive solar buildings with some automated sensor lighting.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more