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Welcome to the newest nature center in Minnesota – Grand Opening June 2nd:              The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center  in Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park

Construction progress: all the siding has been installed, still need coping strips.  Interior painting is 99% complete (walls, ceiling and floors). Electrical outlets and switches nearly complete. Ductwork for heating & A/C is being installed. Click on “Picture Gallery” above  to see the latest pictures!

siding installation on east wall b


Emy and turtle pic crop jpeg 11-21-17

Do you have interesting photos taken in Sunfish Lake Park? We are gathering non-copyrighted images to display in the exhibits  in the nature center. Please send photos to

See Shane’s first Video Virtual Trail Walk – click on tab in menu listing above – we plan to do seasonal video trail walks to show to visitors who are unable to physically walk the trails.

 Check out our YouTube Channel