Prairie Wetlands Learning Center 

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Prairie Wetlands Learning Center

602 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.

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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

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Visitor Center is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8 am - 4 pm, year-round. Closed 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.

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