Some 45,000 people call St. Louis Park home for this reason, and find it a great place to experience all of the Twin Cities’ amenities: the chain of lakes, the downtown theater district, shopping, universities, and major league sports.
updated: Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Westwood Hills Nature Center is a 160-acre natural area featuring marsh, woods and restored prairie. The preserve is beautiful throughout the seasons and provides homes for many animals including deer, fox, mink and owls. Westwood Naturalists conduct year-round programs to increase visitors understanding and appreciation of our natural world. The nature center is located just south of I-394 and east of Highway 169. Parking and admission are free. Wood chipped, boardwalks and hard surface accessible trails are open from dawn to dusk year-round.