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Ricketson Nature Center

Located in Brooklawn Park

The Ricketson Nature Center is a newly revamped community center focused on nature and environmental education. Various elements of the natural world around us are on display at the Ricketson Nature Center. Children and adults of all ages can explore the local plant and animal life found in Brooklawn park.

The Ricketson Nature Center is open to the public every Tuesday-Thursday from 3:00PM-5:00PM

Weekly activities with a focus on nature and science!
All activities are free!!  
Monthly Special Events
Feb & April Stay-cation Programs
Nature Walks-Daily during open hours (weather permitting)

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