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.

Heron Rookery

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.