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Nighttime Programs and Events

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Adventures after dark

Minnesota State Parks and Trails are beautiful at all times of day and night. Want to do something different this evening or this weekend? Nighttime events are a great way to see your favorite parks in a whole new light. Get out and experience the allure of outdoor activities after sunset.

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Events Calendar

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04/29/17

Fort Snelling State Park

Invasive Species Spotlight: Garlic Mustard

05/10/17

Sibley State Park

May Full Moon Walk

05/13/17

Interstate State Park

Seed Starters for Pollinators...And Your Mom

05/20/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

05/27/17

William O'Brien State Park

Constellation Star Wheels!

05/27/17

William O'Brien State Park

A Starry Starry Night!

05/27/17

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Stories in the Stars: Ojibwe Constellations

06/10/17

Upper Sioux Agency State Park

Stargazing

06/17/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

07/09/17

Sibley State Park

Full Moon Hike

07/15/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

07/16/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

Music under the Pines: D.L. and the Clean Starts

07/24/17

Interstate State Park

Little Explorers: N is for Night Sky

07/29/17

Red River State Recreation Area

Moon & Bats

08/12/17

Upper Sioux Agency State Park

Stargazing - Perseid meteor shower

08/12/17

Glendalough State Park

Evening Campfire Program

08/12/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

08/12/17

Zippel Bay State Park

9th Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Party

08/19/17

Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Night Sky of the Northwoods

09/02/17

St. Croix State Park

Star Stories, Park Heritage 5

09/09/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

10/07/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

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