Tamarack Nature Center

Service alert – coronavirus/COVID-19

Ramsey County is committed to providing services throughout the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic while protecting the health of residents and staff. 

The Tamarack Nature Center building is closed but the outdoor trails and Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area are open.

Tamarack Nature Center is located about 20 minutes north of downtown Saint Paul. The facility offers a range of programs for ages preschool through adult and features the popular Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area and Garden. Trails are available year-round, with snowshoe and cross-country ski rental available in the winter.

5287 Otter Lake Rd. White Bear Township, Minnesota 55110
651-407-5354 (Fax)
Building Hours 

Monday through Friday


8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.




9 a.m. - 5 p.m.




Noon-5 p.m.

When Closed 

Park grounds closed from 30 minutes after sunset to 30 minutes before sunrise. Discovery Hollow hours may differ from building hours. Building and Discover Hollow are closed select county holidays; call to confirm hours.