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There's still time to register for the Nature Trivia Bee happening on March 12th at 7pm! We've extended the time to register, sign up online or call us at 507.332.7151 until the day of the Bee. Teams of up to four are welcome.
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It's time to sign up for our Nature Trivia Bee! This is going to be a great evening of trivia competition on topics like animals, weather, natural history, and more! Gather up to three of your friends, co-workers, acquaintances, or family members and register for the bee. Then start brushing up on your nature knowledge so you'll be ready to beat the competition and be crowned the trivia bee champions!
This will be a fun, casual competition that is perfect for businesses, organizations, or other groups who want to send a team to prove their mad nature trivia skills against the competition!
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Summer Camp registration is now open online! Visit our Summer Camp website to start browsing all our fun camp options for children and youth ages 3 to 17!
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WinterFest starts NOW!! Come out to River Bend to join us in celebrating winter! 1-4pm
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Today's the day! WinterFest! Come celebrate the winter season with River Bend staff, volunteers, and supporters! From 1-4pm we'll have sleigh rides, live animal shows, crafts, snow games, blizzard mini golf, s'mores on the campfire & more! You can also try snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and fat bike riding at one of our winter sports clinics throughout the afternoon, and Hill Harmonics choral group will be performing from 2-3pm. Cost is $7 per person with a max. of $25 per family ($5 per member or $20 per member family). Admission includes everything listed above.
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Read our latest "There's no such thing as bad weather" blog post about owl sightings at River Bend. Written by naturalist Amber.
This week was a little bit disappointing…. IT WAS TOO WARM! With an average temperature of 29⁰ it was practically tropical outside. Just to give you a little comparison, last year the average tempe...
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Registration is now open for our Maple Syrup Fun Run 10K/5K/1-Mile! http://www.rbnc.org/funrun
Maple Syrup Fun Run 2015. 10K & 5K Runs and 1 Mile Walk. Race Schedule. Registration/Check-in: 7:30-8:15am. 5K Run & 1-Mile Walk Start: 8:30am. 10K Run Start: 8:35am. The annual Maple Syrup Fun Run is scheduled for Sunday, April 26th, 2015. Our races include 10K and 5K trail runs (timed) and a ...
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River Bend Fat Bike Event (next weekend) is in the news! http://ow.ly/IFOXr
It may be a new trend, but fat bikes and places to ride them are beginning to gain traction in Rice County.
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River Bend in the news! http://ow.ly/IaIoN
In today’s electronic world, many children spend a considerable amount of time in front of a screen.
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The Interpretive Center is closed today for Christmas. We'll be in the office again tmrw & trails remain open 6a-10p today. #merryeverything
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River Bend's Interpretive Center is closed Dec. 24th & 25th. We will be open again on Friday. Trails remain open 6am-10pm! #merryeverything
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We have just three hours left to reach our goal of $10,000 donated on Give to the Max Day 2014! Thank you to our supporters who helped us claim our entire $5,000 matching grant. Help us keep climbing to reach $10,000 by donating online now! #GTMD14
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1000 Rustad Rd Faribault, MN 55021
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River Bend is located in Faribault Minnesota and hosts 10 miles of trails and 743 acres of prairies, forests, ponds, and rivers! Come on your own and hike, bike, ski, or join in a program. Detailed event schedules can be found on www.rbnc.org.