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Ramsey County Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base, will conduct controlled archery deer hunts this fall throughout the county parks system.
Thanks to a new, 15-year partnership between Ramsey County and Twin Cities Orthopedics, TCO Sports Garden not only has a new name, but a freshly redesigned look and feel to better serve the Ramsey County community.
Beach season is admittedly short this year, but there's still some time to get those summertime splashes in. Beaches will close for the season on Tuesday, September 8. Most beach locations will have swim-area buoys in place through Monday, September 7.
Run, jump, explore and splash around! The new play area at Battle Creek Regional Park in Maplewood is now open.
A draft of the Pigs Eye Master Plan Amendment has been posted for public comment through Wednesday, September 30.
Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area at Tamarack Nature Center has reopened after a temporary closure due to COVID-19 and an improvement project.
The closure, located near Lake Josephine County Park, is expected to last all weekend Aug. 14-16. Park access is still available.
Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.
Beaches and playgrounds will open with public health measures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Tamarack Nature Center is celebrating its ninth year of operation with nearly half a million visits, and it's time for a Discovery Hollow and Garden spruce-up.
After careful consideration for the well-being of participants, staff and volunteers, all 2020 Tamarack Nature Center day camp sessions have been canceled.
Despite all in-person programs being canceled through at least August 31, Tamarack's naturalists are staying connected with the community on all things nature-related through virtual programming.
Tamarack Nature Center has extended the Junior Assistant Naturalist application deadline to Sunday, May 5.
Battle Creek Waterworks in Maplewood will be closed throughout the summer 2020 season to help slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of the community. Beaches will be closed until further notice.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. While the county's Earth Day cleanup has traditionally been a large group volunteer event, no formal gathering is required to make a difference this year.
In accordance with Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-38, county golf courses will begin reopening on April 18. Opening dates will range between April 18-22.
Ramsey County will conduct prescribed burns of some county-owned prairies and woodlands this spring. Burns are planned to begin in late April and run through June.
All Ramsey County Parks & Recreation playgrounds, including Discovery Hollow at Tamarack Nature Center, will be closed until further notice. The closure is intended to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and safety of the community.
As part of the 15-year agreement, the facility will be renamed TCO Sports Garden.