At the Belwin Bison Festival, celebrate the release of new bison with family fun and activities including music, art, food and more.
The annual Belwin Bison Festival is coming up later this spring! Visit Belwin Conservancy on Saturday, May 20 from 10 am – 2 pm for this community festival which celebrates the bison’s critical role in helping Belwin maintain and improve the restored prairie.
Experience a spring day on the prairie, filled with fun activities for all ages including the release of the 2023 Bison Herd from NorthStar Bison.
Belwin Bison Festival Activities:
- Live music
- Prairie trail exploration
- 5k “Run with the Bison” Fun Run so visitors can run through the Prairie before the festival begins. *Pre-registration required
- Native plant sales
- Food trucks
- and more
The Belwin Conservancy is located near Afton.
Please note that there is a $10 per vehicle fee which you can pay as you drive in, cash or check. No RSVP is required. (fee waived for 5k participants).
No dogs are allowed at this or any other Belwin event. Follow along with their Facebook event page.
About The Belwin Conservatory:
The Belwin Conservancy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and appreciation of our natural world. The Belwin Conservancy owns nearly 1,400 acres of preserved land in Afton and West Lakeland Township, Minnesota. Our property comprises one of the largest privately owned nature preserves in the region. Our focus is connecting people and the land and we work towards this goal in a number of ways.
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