Get out and explore nature with FREE Explorer Backpacks at Lowry Nature Center in Carver Park Reserve!
These Explorer Backpacks are available to check out on a first-come, first-served basis. They’re available Mondays through Saturdays from 9 am – 4 pm each day, and Sundays from 12 – 4 pm.
Each backpack comes with tools to investigate a specific topic while on the trails – Trees, Birds, Frogs, Insects, and Pond Exploration.
Note that each backpack will only be rented once every 72 hours to allow for sanitizing, so call 763.694.7650 prior to your arrival or when you arrive to check availability.
Lowry Nature Center is located inside Carver Park Reserve in Victoria, part of Three Rivers Park District.
The other Three Rivers Park District nature centers also provide exploration kits available for checkout:
- Eastman Nature Center inside Elm Creek Park Reserve (Dayton)
- Mississippi Gateway Visitor Center (Brooklyn Park)
- Richardson Nature Center inside Hyland Lake Park Reserve (Bloomington)
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