Minnesota nightlife

Sure, you could just go to sleep at night, but when you're out in a Minnesota state park there's so much more to do after dark!

Lots of parks have special events scheduled after dusk. You can learn about moths, bats, owls, and other nocturnal critters, take a moonlight walk or paddle, or just relax with music and storytelling around a campfire.

Interested in what's happening in the night sky? Check out our free, 90-minute Universe in the Parks programs. We'll bring the telescopes.


Events

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04/26/14

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

05/10/14

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Night Sky of the Northwoods

05/10/14

Rice Lake State Park

Night Hike

05/10/14

Whitewater State Park

Early Evening Bird Walk

05/10/14

Great River Bluffs State Park

Astronomy Night at Great River Bluffs State Park

05/16/14

Interstate State Park

Evening Exploration Walk

05/24/14

Minneopa State Park

Night Hike

05/24/14

Cascade River State Park

Walk with the NorthStar Trail Travelers

05/24/14

Rice Lake State Park

An Evening with Saturn

05/24/14

William O'Brien State Park

Starlight Starbright!

05/25/14

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Creatures of the Night

05/25/14

Judge C.R. Magney State Park

Walk with the NorthStar Trail Travelers

05/31/14 - 09/27/14

Glacial Lakes State Park

Astronomy and Stargazing

06/07/14

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Night Sky of the Northwoods

06/10/14 - 08/16/14

Lake Carlos State Park

Evening Campfire Nature Programs

06/13/14

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Moonlight Night Owl Walk

06/14/14

Interstate State Park

Winged Tigers: Evening Program

06/21/14

William O'Brien State Park

Starlight Starbright!

07/11/14

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Moonlight Night Owl Walk

07/12/14

Glacial Lakes State Park

Evening Campfire Nature Program

07/19/14

Glendalough State Park

Evening Campfire Nature Program

08/09/14

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Full Sturgeon Moon Hike

08/09/14

Whitewater State Park

Perseid Meteor Shower

08/09/14

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Moonlight Night Owl Walk

08/09/14

William O'Brien State Park

Star Party!

08/09/14

Zippel Bay State Park

6th Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Party

08/13/14

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Night Sky of the Northwoods

08/23/14

Glacial Lakes State Park

Evening Campfire Nature Program

08/23/14

William O'Brien State Park

Starlight Starbright!

08/30/14

Minneopa State Park

Night Hike

09/06/14

William O'Brien State Park

Starlight Starbright!

09/13/14

Rice Lake State Park

Night Hike

09/27/14

Itasca State Park

7th Annual Autumn Harvest Festival: Lantern Lit Night Hike and Activities

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