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Forest History Center
2609 County Road 76
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Hours

June 10-Labor Day:
Tue-Sat 9 am-5 pm
 
Closed Memorial Day 
Open July 4 and Labor Day
 
Second weekend in Sept-May:
Fri-Sat 10 am-4 pm
 
Special events are held year round. Call for group tours.

Admission

  • $9 adults
  • $7 seniors and college students
  • $6 children 6-17
  • Free for children 5 and under and MNHS members.

Contact

218-327-4482

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Nature Programs & Trails

Nature Programs

Immerse yourself in the story of Minnesota's Northwoods by exploring the forests, grasslands and wetlands. During the summer, join a naturalist led program offered twice daily. From September through April, guests can take part in Into the Woods, a series of programs by naturalists, birders, foresters, artists, storytellers, musicians, historians and others, as well as special exhibits.

Trails

There are more than 5 miles of nature trails at the site. Explore them at different times of the year to hike, bike, ski and snowshoe.

Forest of Today Trail: Located just behind the visitor center, this trail leads through aspen stands, hardwoods, old-growth and red pine, and a plantation of genetically improved tree stands.

River Trail, 1 mile: Learn how to identify Minnesota's trees through informational signposts and a self-guided brochure available at the visitor center. 

Swamp Trail, 1 mile: Travel through a cedar and black spruce swamp and a tamarack bog-while keeping your feet dry on an elevated gravel trail and board walk.

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