Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Waite Park; hours 8 a.m. to 1/2 hour before sunset
This 643-acre regional, county-owned park is located along County Road 137 and 7th Street South. The park features oak woodlands, oak forest, wet meadow, wet prairie, bluff lands, rock outcroppings, and granite quarries. Plant life includes everything from oaks and aspens to yellow ladyslippers, Indian paintbrush, prickly pear cactus, and the tubercled rein orchid. There is a small fee for admission. Check www.waitepark.org for events schedule.