Each year, we camp Whitewater State Park, which is about a 45 minute drive from Rochester. It has nice hiking trails, a bird sanctuary, and good fishing.
Our idea for a mini Thru-Hike on the Douglas Trail from Pine Island to Rochester was born. Nature is my go-to for helping them experience life.
Have I ever been that excited to hike before? Never. Did I know what I was doing? Absolutely not. But we were doing it! The kids were excited. I was excited. Matt was rightfully cautious.
Oxbow should be on everyone's list of summer 'to do's'. It's got entertainment, a play area for kids to burn off energy and places to rest and relax.
The Quarry Hill Nature Center in Rochester MN is set to re-open after a 7 week renovation and we have a sneak peek at all the new and exciting changes!