Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

Park Description

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is located within the urban and suburban areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is a green belt of large marsh areas bordered by office buildings, highways, residential areas, and grain terminals. The refuge is comprised of eight linear units totaling approximately 12,500 acres, spanning 34 miles of the Minnesota River. The focal point of the refuge is the visitor center, which features 8,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 125-seat auditorium, two multi-purpose classrooms, a bookstore, an art gallery, and an observation deck. Environmental education and interpretation are conducted from this facility. Recreational activities include hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, hunting, and fishing.

Park Address

3815 East 80th St.

Bloomington, MN, 55425

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park Activites

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE

INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

FISHING

HIKING

HUNTING

VISITOR CENTER

WILDLIFE VIEWING