Everyday Adventures


Winter Recreation Sampler
Get a taste of some of the many things to do outside in Minnesota during our colder months. You will be sampling a variety of recreational activities including kick sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. This event is open to families and individuals of all ages. Pre-registration is required.

Wargo Nature Center
December 18; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$7/adult (+ tax)
$5/child (+ tax)

Lunch With A Naturalist
Bring your lunch and join a naturalist for our Lunch with a Naturalist series. These monthly presentations will include local natural history information and possibly a relaxing stroll on the trails at Wargo. Any equipment that may be needed will be provided. Pre-registration is not required. FREE!

Wargo Nature Center
December 7; 11:30 am - 1 pm (Winter Ecology)
Ages 50+  

Fresh Cheese Making
Do you love fresh cheese? If so, learn how to make fresh mozzarella and ricotta! It is easier than you think and you’ll come away with some tasty fresh cheese. We’ll take you through the whole cheese-making process, introducing you to the ingredients and skills that you need to start making fresh cheese at home.  Pre-registration is required.

Wargo Nature Center
December 10; 1 - 3 pm
Ages 15+

$20/person (+ tax)    

Winter is a great time to get out and enjoy nature’s wonders. Coon Rapids Dam is a wonderful setting for exploring on snowshoes.  If there is enough snow, we will break out the snowshoes and get into some of the less traveled areas of the park. Pre-registration is required.

East Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
December 17; 1 – 3 pm

All Ages
$7/ adult, $5/child 15 and under (+ tax)

Anoka County Parks
Parks Office: 763-757-3920
Wargo Nature Center: 651-429-8007

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