Canoeing the Root River at Eagle Bluff

(m) - Multi-age   (a) - For Adults   (c) - Community Event    

High Ropes Challenge (m)


Summer Sessions:

June - August

Saturdays 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Tuesdays 1 p.m.


Autumn Sessions: 

Saturday, September 22nd & 29th

Saturday, October 6th & 20th

Friday, October 19th

10 a.m. & 2 p.m.


Experience the thrill of a high ropes course with your friends and family! Maneuver 30 feet in the air through a series of towers connected by various cables, ropes, and log events. Do this all while enjoying the best view of SE Minnesota! This confidence building experience is great for family outings, reunions, scouts, youth groups, and individuals. Note: If you have a group of 15 or more, we prefer you contact Eagle Bluff to set up a private experience.


Pre-registration and moderate physical ability are required.


Please Note: Ticket sales end 1 day before the event. Please call 507-467-2437 if you need to register after ticket sales have closed. 



Scholarship Banquet & Fundraiser (a)

Saturday, October 13th


This year we will be celebrating our 21st year of coming together to make Eagle Bluff experiences happen for all students. Fun games, unique items, delicious food and great company round out this festive and feel-good evening. Find out more!...


Trick-or-Treetops (m)

Friday, October 26th 


Join us the Friday before Halloween for a SPOOKTACULAR night! 

Trick or Treat 30 feet off the ground as you traverse your way through wooden and wire elements that end with a zip line. Warm up by the fire with hot chocolate and s'mores. Ages 6 and up. Registration is required. Medical Release Forms must be completed.

Family Medical Release Form

Individual Child Medical Release Form


Candlelight Snowshoe (m)

January & February

$10 per person / Ages 6 and under are free


Stroll along a lighted trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over prairie, explore the nighttime woods then stop by a campfire to warm up. There will be an additional unlit trail through the prairie for those interested in a longer route. 






Snowshoes provided. Headlamps will be available, but feel free to bring your own. An illuminated hike will take place in case of no snow. Please note: there is no age limit, however snowshoes may not fit younger children. 


Maple Syrup Fest (m)



Join us in Eagle Bluff's sugar bush to tap a maple tree. Be a part of the entire maple syrup making process, from identifying maple trees to a sap boil-off. Tours will start every half hour. Think you know your syrup? Take part in our maple syrup taste test! 

Dinners on the Bluff (a)

February and April 

Hear from regional and national experts while connecting with other learners and new friends.


Dinner on the Bluff evenings include a 3-course meal and an hour-long presentation. These dinners are by reservation-only. Guests are encouraged to bring their own adult beverage of choice. Themed meals will be served buffet style.

Rock Climbing (m)

Date TBD

Wall Open: 9-12 and 1-5

Check-in located in Discovery Center building


Our indoor wall offers over 35 routes ranging from beginner to expert (5.4 - 5.12). The 30 foot wall has various features including multiple overhangs, cracks and a chimney. If you are new to climbing, our staff will be there to provide belay services and ensure safety and success. If you have previous belay experience you can be tested by one of instructors to become belay certified and then may belay others. Eagle Bluff will provide harnesses and helmets. Climbing shoes will be available if desired, but tennis shoes work fine. Personal climbing shoes are allowed, but please refrain from bringing in any other outside equipment (i.e. harnesses, chalk, belay devices).






Pre-registration: $10 

Day of registration: $15


All ages welcome

15 and under must be accompanied by someone 16+

**If registering day of event: Under 18 MUST bring along the Eagle Bluff medical release form signed by a parent or guardian

Rhubarb Festival (c)

First Saturday in June

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Join Eagle Bluff at the Rhubarb Capital of Minnesota for the 15th Annual Rhubarb Festival! Stop by our booth to learn more about composting and recycling practices. You don't want to miss us; we will be providing the compostable material and bins for the festival! The day will kick off with a Rhubarb Run and the Lanesboro Farmers Market, followed by a day filled with music, contests, games, a rhubarb fashion show and did we say Rhubarb?!


For more information visit 


Becoming an Outdoors Family (m)

June & August


Does your family want to spend time in the outdoors? Maybe try something adventurous? Learn a new skill? Join us on one of our family weekends, where we focus on providing families an opportunity try a variety of outdoor sports and recreational actives. Reconnect with family members in the great outdoors this summer!


Class and session options include: rock climbing, survival 101, high ropes courses, canoeing, archery and more!


Lodging, meals, instruction and equipment are provided for one low price.


Cost: $90 per person OR $335 for a family of four and $85 for each additional family member.                      

If you can't join us for one or our scheduled events, we welcome you to stop by the Schroeder Visitor's Center, walk or ski our trails or check out our public geocaching course.  Learn More >


Overnight Programs - Require a deposit and notification of a cancellation no less than 15 days prior to the event.

EventsTo receive a full refund a cancellation must be made at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event or by 4pm Friday for a weekend event, whichever comes first.