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Home to over 10 miles of hiking trails that take visitors through over 500 acres of prairies, wetlands and forests. An observation tower provides a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding preserve. The Interpretative Center offers a variety of...more
a great place to go for a walk and see wild life.
a well wooded area so you do not have to walk in the sun.
some paths are paved aand others are in good shape
also have a building with displays in good for...More
Thank elvin s
naturalist_JCHNC, Naturalist/Teacher at Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your visit and for your nice review! Come visit us again. :)
We stopped to stretch our legs while traveling and wound up spending a couple hours! Our kids, ages 10 & 12, enjoyed the exhibits! We found the Nature Center to be educational and the volunteer staff were very helpful. We did go for a short...More
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naturalist_JCHNC, Naturalist/Teacher at Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018
So glad you stopped in and enjoyed your visit! See you again this summer!
The new interpretive center is open. Wow, what a place. It's one of the best nature center buildings I have experienced. Once you have visited the center, plan to hike and explore the trails etc. You can spend hours exploring this unique place. It's is...More
Thank Bob S
naturalist_JCHNC, Naturalist/Teacher at Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017
Thank you for visiting and for your kind review! Come back and see us again. :)
This is a lovely place to visit. There is information centre with lots of interesting facts about wildlife and the surrounding area. The woods are beautiful to walk around. Plenty of wildlife to see (deer if you are lucky). We spent a good couple of...More
The Hormel Nature Center has wonderful groomed trails in winter months with affordable ski and snow shoe equipment rentals in a full range of adult and children's sizes. Trails are surrounded by woods, have very few hills, and offer the chance to see wild deer...More