Nature Center Canoeing Field Trip

Nature Center Canoeing Field Trip

Join us for a picturesque journey as we navigate through the calm waters, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife. This leisurely trip is perfect for nature-loving youth who want to explore the outdoors, make new friends, and create lasting memories.

Our canoe excursion begins at the J.C. Hormel Nature Center, where you’ll receive a brief safety orientation and paddling instructions. From there, we’ll set off on our tranquil journey down Dobbins Creek, eventually reaching the beautiful East Side Lake. Registration & signed waivers required.

Age: 10-17
Time: 12:00-3:00pm
Cost: FREE

Questions? Reach out to our Youth Development Director, Alyssa Jenkins. You can reach her by calling the Y at 507.433.1804 ext. 118 or by email at

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