Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden
Open April through October, don’t miss this piece of natural history. Guided nature walks scheduled many nights and weekends, both for kids and adults.
The gold standard of urban hiking, the trails of Eloise Butler take hikers through a web of scenic Minnesota low-land. Park your car at Eloise Butler (or, better yet, take the city bus there), and set off on one of the many trails that meander through untouched ponds and vibrant marsh ecosystems. If…
A quiet garden with easy hiking trails inside Theodore Wirth Park (which offers longer trails for the more adventurous). Check out the nature center if it's open!
Fantastic place to take a short hike in the woods in the city. I used to take my daughter when she was little, so I know it's fun for kids, too.