Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center Regular Hours are
Monday 9 AM to 3 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 AM to 4 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM
Sunday 11 AM to 3 PM
Please check home page for Holiday hours.
Sunfish Lake Park is open dawn to dusk, gate closes at 9 PM.
The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center is located in Sunfish Lake Park in the City of Lake Elmo, MN. The nature center and the park do not have street addresses but the location of the park entrance road to the nature center is very close to 10000 Stillwater Lane North, Lake Elmo, MN. Our Postal Address is PO Box 241, Lake Elmo MN 55042. On Google Maps, the nature center location is shown correctly in Sunfish Lake Park on “unnamed road”, and the directions are correct. Click here for directions from the City of Lake Elmo.
Please note that some location services may misdirect you up Kelvin Avenue.
On County Road 14 (Old State Highway 5) between Lake Elmo Avenue (County 17) and the roundabout at Jamaca, coming from either East or West you will see a brown sign “Sunfish Lake Park / Nature Center”.
Follow the arrow, and you will see the park entrance sign that mentions the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center. Turn in and follow the entry road on the right hand side for 0.6 mile to the parking lot. The left hand road is the exit road.
The following map shows the location of the nature center.
Sunfish Lake Park Information:
Bike trails have been added to Sunfish Lake Park, and the City Council has resolved that there will be no hiking or dog walking on the bike trails, and no biking on the “multi-use” walking trails. The trail map is available at: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/a84d73c9f8d146d68d38fa605eb3804a
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