Naturalist Programs and Activities


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Find naturalist activities in other Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on the statewide events calendar!

05/21/16

Itasca State Park

Spring Wildflower Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail and Itasca's Westerly Woods

05/28/16

Itasca State Park

Take Flight! Spotting Spring Birds

05/28/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca Wildlife Wonders--The Gift of Beaver, Talk and Walk

05/29/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Unpolished

06/04/16

Itasca State Park

National Trails Day Glacial Hills Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail and Itasca State Park

06/04/16

Itasca State Park

Take Flight! Spotting Spring Birds

06/08/16

Itasca State Park

Learn the Skill of Fly Casting! Mini-workshop

06/11/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca State Park Centennial Wagon Train Reunion

06/12/16

Itasca State Park

Yoga under the Pines

06/15/16

Itasca State Park

Learn the Skill of Fly Casting! Mini-workshop

06/16/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: F is for Frogs

06/18/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Nets, Buckets, Bugs and More!

06/18/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Tim Eggebraaten

06/22/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: Itasca's Zoo

06/22/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Boat Building

06/23/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: B is for Bugs

06/23/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Presenters Under the Pines: "My Endless Childhood" An Evening with a Storyteller

06/24/16

Itasca State Park

She Had Nerve and a Big Gun! The Mary Gibbs Story

06/25/16

Itasca State Park

Lady-slippers of Itasca: Exploring the North Country Trail and Itasca's Orchids

06/25/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Totally Turtles

06/26/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Hog Rooster

06/28/16

Itasca State Park

Minnesota's Treasures: Iron Springs Bog Scientific and Natural Area Specialty Tour

06/29/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: Douglas Lodge- Minnesota's Own Resort

06/29/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Fish Painting

06/30/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: U is for Up

07/02/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Frogs and Toads

07/03/16

Itasca State Park

Yoga under the Pines

07/06/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: The Secrets of Pine Ridge and the 3 C's Camps Bike Tour

07/06/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Eagles and Osprey

07/07/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: D is for Dragonfly

07/09/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: The Weasels

07/12/16

Itasca State Park

Minnesota's Treasures: Iron Springs Bog Scientific and Natural Area Specialty Tour

07/13/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Minnow Races

07/13/16

Itasca State Park

Paddling the Route of Schoolcraft Canoe/Kayak Tour: Exploring the North Country Trail and Lake Itasca

07/14/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: M is for Monarch Butterflies

07/14/16

Itasca State Park

Minnesota's Treasures: Itasca's Wilderness Sanctuary Scientific and Natural Area Specialty Tour

07/15/16

Itasca State Park

She Had Nerve and a Big Gun! The Mary Gibbs Story

07/16/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Presenters Under the Pines: Life of the Monarch Butterfly Display

07/16/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Dragonflies

07/16/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca Wildlife Wonders- Return of the Trumpeter Swan, Evening Talk

07/17/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Presenters Under the Pines: Life of the Monarch Butterfly Display

07/17/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Northern Bass

07/20/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Animal Tracks

07/21/16

Itasca State Park

Smokey Bear Day: Celebrating 125 Years of Preserving Itasca's Pines

07/22/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Presenters Under the Pines: Nature Cartooning for Kids with Gary Harbo, Character Creator

07/23/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Water Birds

07/23/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca Wildlife Wonders- Homecoming for the Fisher, Campfire

07/24/16

Itasca State Park

Yoga under the Pines

07/24/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Jim and Molly Bauer

07/27/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: Vacation Playland- Bygone Resorts of Itasca, Car Tour

07/27/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Bugs 'n' Stuff

07/28/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: O is for Otters

07/29/16

Itasca State Park

Mary Gibbs Heroine of Itasca with Charlie Maguire Centennial Troubadour for Minnesota State Parks. Happy Birthday Itasca! Weekend Festival

07/30/16

Itasca State Park

Group Songwriting-Creating the Itasca Birthday Song. Happy Birthday Itasca! Weekend Festival

07/30/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Tree-mendous Trees

07/30/16

Itasca State Park

125th Anniversary Concert Celebrating Itasca with Charlie Maguire Centennial Troubadour for Minnesota State Parks. Happy Birthday Itasca! Weekend Festival

07/31/16

Itasca State Park

Happy Birthday Itasca! Picnic in the Park Festival

07/31/16

Itasca State Park

Retro Picnic Contest. Happy Birthday Itasca! Weekend Festival

08/03/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: All Aboard to the Mallard Ghost Town, Car Tour

08/03/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Loons

08/04/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: H is for Happy Birthday, Itasca!

08/06/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Monarch Butterflies

08/10/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: The Jefferson Highway

08/10/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Fish Painting

08/11/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: M is for Mississippi River

08/13/16

Itasca State Park

Outdoor Kids: Busy Beavers

08/13/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca Wildlife Wonders- The Yellowstone Elk, Campfire

08/14/16

Itasca State Park

Yoga under the Pines

08/16/16

Itasca State Park

Minnesota's Treasures: Itasca's Wilderness Sanctuary Scientific and Natural Area Specialty Tour

08/17/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: "Who Stole My Cheese?!" The Mississippi River Survey Marker

08/19/16

Itasca State Park

She Had Nerve and a Big Gun! The Mary Gibbs Story

08/20/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Basement Brass

08/24/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: The Lind Saddle Trail Marker Mystery

08/27/16

Itasca State Park

10th Annual North Country Hiking Fest: Take on the Challenge!

08/31/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Mysteries in History: Life of a Wilderness Forest Ranger at Nicollet Cabin

09/01/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: T is for Trees

09/04/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Jim and Molly Bauer

09/24/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's 9th Annual Autumn Harvest Festival and Lantern Lit Hike: Making Itasca Memories

09/24/16

Itasca State Park

Itasca's Music Under the Pines: Jim and Molly Bauer

10/01/16

Itasca State Park

Fall Colors Vista Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail and the Mississippi River Watershed

10/11/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: S is for Skunks

11/15/16

Itasca State Park

Circle Time Under the Pines: W is for Woodpeckers

11/19/16

Itasca State Park

Discovering the Civilian Conservation Corps: Exploring the North Country Trail and Itasca along the Dr. Roberts Trail

12/03/16

Itasca State Park

Wildlife Tracking Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail in Early Winter