With this amazing fall weather, it’s time to get out and explore. Westwood Hills Nature Center is a hidden gem located in St. Louis Park. Open year round, with indoor and outdoor options for exploring nature.
Westwood Hills Nature Center is a 160-acre natural area featuring marsh, woods and restored prairie. Throughout all the seasons the beauty of the preserve shines through and provides homes for many animals including deer, fox, mink and owls.
Also year-round, Westwood naturalists conduct programs to increase visitors understanding and appreciation of our natural world.
Wood chipped, boardwalks and hard surface accessible trails are open from dawn to dusk year-round.
The nature center is located just south of I-394 and east of Highway 169. Parking and admission are free.
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Kristi is married with twin daughters. She grew up on a small dairy farm, but now lives in the south metro area. She enjoys finding free or thrifty things to do whether they are outings close to home or last minute adventures to far-away places.
Kristi can also be found enjoying estate sales, attempting to garden, volunteering in the wetlands or a favorite thrift store, or maybe just enjoying a good play in one of the many theatre venues in the area.