The St. Croix Valley's Natural Home

Open 361 days a year from 8:00am to 4:30pm


Carpenter Nature Center is committed to nurturing the physical, mental, and emotional health of the community. We are continuously monitoring the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and making decisions about our operations based on guidance from regional medical experts, the CDC, and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Health.

Beginning November 23, 2020 our Visitor Center will be CLOSED until further notice.

Restroom facilities will be available in the Interpretive Center.

Trails are open, free of charge, from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM on our Minnesota Campus and from Sunrise – Sunset on our Wisconsin Campus.

Click here for more detailed information surrounding COVID-19.

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