Events and Programs

In Compliance with
Minnesota Executive Orders 20-XX, the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center Building has been closed to the public since March 17th, 2020. Outdoor features and activities are available as shown below.

Admission to Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park and to the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center are free of charge.   FREE events and programs are so marked.  Registration and  payment for most programs with fees is available on-line via Paypal, or contact the Event producer directly with the contact information shown.

(see summary of all activities at the bottom of this page)


Sunfish Lake Park Project on iNaturalist

Go to to view the observations in the Sunfish Lake Park Project, or take pictures and upload them to the Project.


Scavenger Hunt printouts available

If you are taking a nature walk and would like to print out a pictorial scavenger hunt, Christa has made some, feel free to download and print them, by clicking on the Activities to Download tab above


Second Saturdays weather permitting – regular volunteer Buckthorn Removal day