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  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

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    Outdoor Recreation

    About Us

    Founded in 1978, Eagle Bluff is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. As a year-round environmental learning center, we provide accredited education programs & outdoor adventures to over 16,000 children, adults, and families each year.

    We are located in rural southeastern Minnesota, just a few miles from the small historic town of Lanesboro in Fillmore County. Our campus is a two hour drive from the Twin Cities, 45 minutes from Rochester, 45 minutes from Winona, and one hour from La Crosse, WI.

    For the students, adults and families that visit Eagle Bluff, their experiences are more than just another school field trip or walk through the woods. By participating in direct observation, interaction, engagement and exploration of the environment, students and visitors connect with nature on another level, cultivating a relationship with and deeper understanding of the natural world.

    Through hands-on learning in nature, we aim for people to leave Eagle Bluff with experiences that stick with them and inspire them to become lifelong stewards of the environment by:
    - Fostering a sense of respect, stewardship and community
    - Imparting life skills such as teamwork and problem-solving
    - Increasing environmental awareness & academic literacy
    - Promoting positive outdoor experiences, and
    - Sparking curiosity and appreciation for the natural world

    · Hike, mountain bike, ski, bird watch and more at our scenic campus! Trail maps and more info here: https://eaglebluffmn.org/campus/trails/
    · Check out our website for all our upcoming public events: eaglebluffmn.org/events

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    Events

    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    • Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods, and more!
    • Saturday Feb 4, 2023
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    • Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods, and more!
    • Saturday Feb 4, 2023
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    • Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods, and more!
    • Saturday Feb 4, 2023
    Dinner on the Bluff: “Towards a Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail”
    Dinner on the Bluff: “Towards a Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail”
    • Marty Walsh will speak on the effort to develop a 110+ mile backpacking-focused trail through the Driftless Area.
    • Saturday Feb 11, 2023
    Winter Outdoor Family Weekend
    Winter Outdoor Family Weekend
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    • Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall.
    • Monday Feb 20, 2023
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    • Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall.
    • Monday Feb 20, 2023
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    • Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall.
    • Monday Feb 20, 2023
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    Presidents' Day Rock Climbing
    • Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall.
    • Monday Feb 20, 2023
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    • Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods, and more!
    • Saturday Mar 4, 2023
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll
    • Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods, and more!
    • Saturday Mar 4, 2023
    Dinner on the Bluff: “Sharing the Land: A Conservation Cooperators Network”
    Dinner on the Bluff: “Sharing the Land: A Conservation Cooperators Network”
    • Doug Duren will speak about Sharing the Land, a conservation cooperators network connecting landowners with hunters & private land access.
    • Saturday Mar 25, 2023