From cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ice skating in the winter to swimming in lakes, golf swings and fishing in the summer, there isn’t a season in Minnesota where you won’t spend time outdoors. Roseville brings the wow-factor during the winter months with ice skating at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, the largest outdoor refrigerated skating facility in North America. When spring/summer rolls around Roseville is ready for the biking season with 67 miles of trails and walkways to enjoy.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum features more than 1,000 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes, and natural areas-from woodlands and wetlands to prairie-with extensive collections of northern-hardy plants. Tour the Arboretum on 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails. Walk the close gardens and bike, walk or drive Three-Mile Drive to see more gardens and collections.
The National Sports Center is the world’s largest amateur sports and meeting facility. The NSC campus operates over 100 unique programs and events in a variety of sports as well as hosting numerous national and international competitions annually that in total draws over 4 million visitors a year.
At Pine Tree Orchard they are committed to growing and providing the highest quality fruit in a sustainable environment. If you are looking for fresh, locally grown apples and strawberries then look no further than Pine Tree Apple Orchard. During the fall they offer weekend entertainment, pony rides, wagon rides, and a corn maze; pick your own pumpkins, a large variety of apples, homemade bakery products, caramel apples, fresh cider, gifts and more!
Explore miles of winding paved trails with the entire family on your modern carriage, the Surrey, or enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Como while commandeering a kayak or pedal boat. Be it by land or lake, you’ll be able to enjoy the many recreational opportunities with Wheel Fun Rentals at the most beautiful park in the Minneapolis – Saint Paul area.
Wild Mountain offers a tradition of year round outdoor family fun. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix Valley near the historic river town of Taylors Falls, MN you are minutes away from a vast array of fun and exciting activities. Come for a day, or pack your bags and stay a while – adventure awaits in every season!