Self-Guided Activities

Activity Backpack
Looking for a great way to explore the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park and the Wargo Nature Center? Then, the Activity Backpacks are just for you! Backpacks filled with family oriented activities are available for use at both the Coon Rapids Dam and the Wargo Nature Center. Simply stop by and ask for them! Each backpack has a theme - from general nature to bird and tree species - and new packs are always being developed. The activities are designed for families or small groups to use as they explore the trails and natural resources found in the parks. And, use of the Activity Backpacks is free!

GPS Units and Geocaching
GPS units are available for rent to search for geocaches hidden on the grounds of the Wargo Nature Center. Stop in to try this unique activity that combines treasure hunting and hiking with technology and interaction with nature.