Canoe/Kayak Rentals Begin

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

For use on Dobbins Creek to East Side Lake, or on our pond. Rentals available daily from Monday through Saturday; 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (all boats must be returned by 4:30 p.m.) No rentals on city holidays. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Life jackets, paddles, and canoe/kayak rollers are provided. Fee: $10 for single kayak, $15 for canoe […]

Event Series Naturalist Nature Walk

Naturalist Nature Walk

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Free Event!  Join one of our Naturalists on a 45 minute hike on one of our trails. These hikes will focus on what is happening in nature at the time of the hike. Naturalists will point out important flowers, trees, and/or animals. They may also sprinkle in a little history and facts about the Nature […]

Event Series Naturalist Nature Walk

Naturalist Nature Walk

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Free Event!  Join one of our Naturalists on a 45 minute hike on one of our trails. These hikes will focus on what is happening in nature at the time of the hike. Naturalists will point out important flowers, trees, and/or animals. They may also sprinkle in a little history and facts about the Nature […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

“May the 4th Be With You” Planetarium Open House

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

The Nature Center will be holding a free open house planetarium event.  This event will focus on a 15 minute presentation on some of the following; planets, stars, or constellations.. This event fills up fast! It is first come, first served. Tickets will be handed out for a specific time slot. Max capacity of the […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

Event Series Audubon Bird Hikes

Audubon Bird Hikes

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Interpretive Center - Free Open to the Public Tuesday, April 30; 6:30 pm         Thursday, May 2; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 7; 6:30 pm              Thursday, May 9; 6:30 am Tuesday, May 14; 6:30 pm            Thursday, May 16; 6:30 am  ​ Hike with […]

Naturalist Nature Walk

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

Free Event!  Join one of our Naturalists on a 45 minute hike on one of our trails. These hikes will focus on what is happening in nature at the time of the hike. Naturalists will point out important flowers, trees, and/or animals. They may also sprinkle in a little history and facts about the Nature […]

Austin Public Library at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center

Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912, USA

IAustin Public Library will have a table at the Nature Center on the following days: April 6th: Nature Center Planetarium Event 1 -4 p.m. First Come, First Served April 8th: 1 p.m. Eclipse Watch Party Free Books, Coloring & Activity Sheets Free eclipse glasses will be available.

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