River Bend Nature Center, Faribault

Directions: From Minneapolis: I35 south to Exit 59 for Hwy 21,  right onto Hwy 21. Left onto Hwy 60.Turn right onto 1st Ave NE. Left onto Division/1st St. NE. Right onto Shumway Ave. Left onto Division St. Right onto 10th Ave SE.10th Ave SE turns left to become 5th St SE. Right onto Rustad Rd and you're there.

Trail Information: Trails across prairie, up hills, through forests, and along the Straight River.  Excellent x-country skiing, snowshoeing, and running. Trails are well-maintained. A Minnesota jewel.

Miscellaneous Information: Interpretive center with water and bathrooms.

Matt Ruby