Canoeing the Root River at Eagle Bluff

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 >

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Dinner on the Bluff Series (a)


Treat yourself to a night of great food and enlightened conversation. Noted speakers and presenters from throughout the country will kick off the evening with an engaging presentation followed by a delicious gourmet meal! Registration is required. 

Eventbrite - Dinner on the Bluff Series 2017


Maple Syrup Fest (m)

Saturday, March 18th


The snow is melting, the sap is flowing! Join a naturalist in Eagle Bluff's sugar bush to tap a tree and collect maple sap. A tasty treat of real maple syrup and pancakes awaits you after your tour! Pre-registration and walk-in registration welcomed. 

Eventbrite - Maple Syrup Fest


Summer High Ropes Challenge (m)

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Tuesdays 1:00 p.m.


Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer! Travel from tower to tower over wires and wooden boards to reach the zip-line and enjoy the best view of SE Minnesota! This confidence building experience is great for family outings, reunions, scouts, youth groups and individuals. Registration is required. Registration will be available April 1st. 


Rhubarb Festival (c)

Saturday, June 3rd


Join Eagle Bluff at the Rhubarb Capital of Minnesota for the 13th 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?!


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Becoming an Outdoors Family (m)

We offer two summer weekends! 

June 9-11 and August 4-6


$90 per person or $335 for family of four

$85 for each additional family member


Reconnect with family members in the great outdoors this summer! Class options include: archery, geocaching, fishing, rifle range, ropes course, canoeing and more. This weekend is co-sponsored by the Minnesota DNR. Registration is required. Registration form will be available March 1st. 

Monarch Festival (m)

Saturday, July 8th 


Come celebrate the height of the monarch butterfly season with Monarch Festival. Stop by our craft station to make some butterfly-themed crafts. Join a garden tour to learn about gardening for pollinators, the importance of native plants, and how to get started. During a second tour you'll search for monarchs in the field at all stages of their life cycle. An education tent with live butterflies will provide you with an up-close look at this amazing creature. A butterfly release is scheduled dependent on weather. 


Make it a picnic; bring your lunch! There are picnic table around Eagle Bluff that you may use at any time. 


Pre-registration and walk-in registration welcomed. Registration will be available May 1st. 

Scholarship Banquet & Fundraiser (a)

Saturday, October 14th


Cheers to you! Join us for fantastic food, drinks and great company. Your support during the banquet allows children to visit Eagle Bluff. All proceeds from the event go to Eagle Bluff's Scholarship Fund. Registration is required. Registration will be available August 1st. 

Haunted High Ropes (m)

Friday, October 27th 


Join us the Friday before Halloween for a SPOOKTACULAR high ropes experience. Meet ghosts, skeletons, and witches as you trick-or-treat your way from tower to tower on our west treetops course. Warm up by the fire after you ride down the zip-line. Registration is required. Registration will be available August 1st. 

Candlelight Snowshoe (m)

January & February


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. Snowshoes provided. An illuminated hike will take place in case of no snow. Registration is required. 


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

Public Programs - To 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.

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