J.C. Hormel Nature Center

1304 21st St. N.E.
Austin, MN 55912- Map It
(507) 437-7519

AAA Editor Notes

J.C. Hormel Nature Center is .2 mi. n. off I-90 exit 180B at 1304 21st St. N.E. The center displays plants and wildlife native to Minnesota and has 11 miles of nature trails. Canoe rentals are available in summer, and groomed cross-country ski trails and snowshoe and ski rentals are available in winter. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free.
Hours: Trails open daily 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Center open Mon.-Sat. 9-noon and 1-5, Sun. 1-5. Closed major holidays.