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Nighttime Programs and Events

Nighttime activities, a campfire, and sunset at Minnesota State Parks and Trails

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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07/02/17

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Stories in the Stars: Ojibwe Constellations

07/02/17

Forestville Mystery Cave State Park

Fireflies! Bright Lights on Dark Nights

07/07/17

Wild River State Park

Full Moon Paddle

07/08/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

Evening under the Pines: Big Bass Ramblers

07/08/17

Interstate State Park

Tigers of the Night Sky

07/09/17

Sibley State Park

Full Moon Hike

07/14/17

Sibley State Park

Night Hike

07/15/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

07/15/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

Evening under the Pines: Wooden Nichols

07/15/17

Buffalo River State Park

MSUM Movie Night :The Butterfly Effect

07/16/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

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

07/21/17

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Stories in the Stars: Ojibwe Constellations

07/23/17

Whitewater State Park

Photographing the Night Sky Evening Workshop

07/24/17

Interstate State Park

Little Explorers: N is for Night Sky

07/26/17

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Stories in the Stars: Ojibwe Constellations

07/29/17

Red River State Recreation Area

Moon & Bats

07/29/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

Evening under the Pines: Bluebird

08/04/17

Wild River State Park

Full Moon Paddle

08/05/17

Lake Bemidji State Park

Evening under the Pines: Lost River Band

08/07/17

Sibley State Park

Full Moon Hike

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

08/19/17

Scenic State Park

Nature's Nightlight: The Northern Lights

09/02/17

St. Croix State Park

Star Stories, Park Heritage 5

09/09/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

10/05/17

Sibley State Park

Ghosts and Ghouls Full Moon Hike

10/07/17

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

11/04/17

Sibley State Park

Full Moon Hike

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