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Address: Sertoma Park, 4500 S Oxbow Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-4114
Phone Number: 605-362-2777
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Description: Nature museum, aquarium, butterfly garden and classes for everyone to...
Nature museum, aquarium, butterfly garden and classes for everyone to learn about the outdoors.
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Quiet Early Morning Walks

Great walking trails in Sioux Falls that are well graveled and easily traveled by the young, old, and those with strollers. You can walk in the trees and seem like you're not in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great walking trails in Sioux Falls that are well graveled and easily traveled by the young, old, and those with strollers. You can walk in the trees and seem like you're not in town. Bikes are not allowed so you don't have to worry about them zooming by you. There's plenty of wildlife viewing - I've seen deer, turtles, ducks,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I use the campus for walking their trails and photography. I have brought nieces and nephews to play with their interactive displays. Sertoma Park and the Butterfly House are all in the park area so it's a great place to take the family. No entrance fee for the Outdoor Campus. Check their website for classes, special events

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The kids had a blast playing on the giant "spider web" and all the cool science things. We still talk about whispering into the "satellite dish" and the other could hear on the other end.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Saw a turtle swimming, large carp or bass almost jumping out of the water (they looked like they might be mating), deer, and of course rabbits/squirrels/birds. Wonderful trails that aren't overly long or exhausting, and most of them have some canopy overhead which is nice in the summer months. Great place to visit to walk with friends/family.

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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very easy to get to off the highway. Kids ran and played. Facilities were available but limited. No changing table for infants. Bathrooms were yucky. Playground and picnic area beautiful and fun. Kids really enjoyed themselves. Mostly for smaller kids but several sets with a good variety. Very busy with local mommy play groups and kids from daycares etc. Home... More 

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Bryant
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Playgrounds, hiking and wonderful education displays are all in this stop. I take my grandchildren at least once a year.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Paid for by the fish and game licenses, this place has exhibits that are fun, hands on and worth going back for. Not only do they have classes featuring endangered species but the have a ethers of outdoor programs going on to from fishing to archery to snowshoeing!!!! You need to check this place out- best of all, it's free!!!

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We came across The Outdoor Campus. We were expecting to walk around a trail for a little bit to walk off lunch, but were pleasantly surprised by the days activities. It turns out we showed up on a day when they had their Halloween Hike. They had tons of activities for children and best of all, it was FREE! Hard... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stumbled across this on the day they were holding their Halloween Hike. What a fun (FREE!!!) time. Loved seeing all the costumes and the activities were a nice diversion!

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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A great place to visit for an hour or two. There is a nice educational play area inside and great walking trails outside. A must see when visiting Sioux Falls, SD.

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