Sumner Field Creek Restoration
8th Ave N & Bryant Ave N
An old creekbed is brought back to life to benefit the surrounding community and nature.
NW of Marshall Terrace Park
View a large Great Blue Heron rookery from the eastern shore of the Mississippi.
Nokomis Naturescape Gardens
E Lake Nokomis Pkwy & E 50th St
Find native flowers and butterflies at this Monarch Waystation.
Seven Oaks Oval
Corner of E 34th St & 47th Ave S
Explore this mysterious wild place virtually hidden within a city block.
Spring Lake Floating Islands
N of Parade Ice Arena
Floating plastic islands seeded with native plants were recently built to purify Spring Lake.
Bird Sanctuary & Peace Garden
E of Bandshell Nice Ride station
Nature lovers can wander through the Bird Sanctuary and meditate in the Peace Garden.
The Elf Tree
On Lake Harriet walking path off Russell Ave S
A "Little Guy" who lives in the foot of a Lake Harriet ash tree answers questions for all.