Main Property

West St. Paul, MN

The Main Property (110 acres) is a lively destination that is buzzing with nature programs, field trips, and an on-site nature preschool. Hiking trails meander through forests, prairies, and wetlands. Features of this property include a working farm, raptor mews, and bee apiary. You may view farm animals and the wildlife ambassadors like the rescued raptors on your hike. Please keep your hands out of the animal pens and stay outside of pasture fences.

Main Office Hours
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Offices are closed Saturday and Sunday, but trails are open during daylight hours every day of the week.
There is no cost to hike at Dodge.

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Main Property, Main Office Entrance 1

Address 365 Marie Ave. West
West Saint Paul, MN 55118
Phone 651-455-4531

Main Property, Preschool Entrance 2

Address 1715 Charlton Street
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Phone 651-455-4555

Main Property, Farm Entrance 3

Address 1701 Charlton Street
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Phone 651-455-4531

Directions & Parking

Dodge Nature Center’s Main Property has multiple entrances.

Main Office Entrance 1
365 Marie Avenue West
West St. Paul, MN 55118
651-455-4531

Lot parking available.

Dodge Nature Preschool Entrance 2
1715 Charlton Street
West St. Paul, MN 55118
651-455-4555

Lot parking available.

Farm and Education Entrance 3
1701 Charlton Street
West St. Paul, MN 55118

Lot parking available.

Things to know before you visit.

Visitor Guidelines

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