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Dickinson County Nature Center

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The Dickinson County Nature Center is open year-round and is a mecca for environmental learning and fun. There is always something to see and do, whether it be a visiting exhibit or some of our permanent displays.

Our permanent exhibits include:

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The Dickinson County Nature Center also features a Nature Store with unique gifts and outdoor activities. Purchase discs for the Okoboji Gold Disc Golf Course, souvenir nature center T-shirts, local honey, wildlife field guides and goat’s milk soaps and lotions.

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Plus, a $1.7 million Pollinator Paradise addition to the nature center is also in the fundraising stage. You can learn more about this first-of-its-kind project by clicking here.

The Dickinson County Nature Center is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday (Labor Day-Memorial Day) and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (Memorial Day-Labor Day) at 2279 170th St., Okoboji, just a half-mile off of Highway 71. Admission is always free!

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