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Guided Trail Hike at Shepard Farm

  • Thursday, Sept. 8th, 2022
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Want to get to know Shepard Farm, Dodge Nature Center’s newest property in Cottage Grove? Join trained Dodge volunteers for a guided trail hike through the big woods. On this 45-minute hike, you’ll be introduced to the wildlife, environment and historic character of Shepard Farm.

This hike is free and open to the public! No experience necessary—people of all ages and activity levels welcome. Preregistration is encouraged to secure your space; walk-ins are also welcome if space is available. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable footwear and come dressed for the weather. Meet your guide at the pavilion to the west of the parking lot.

COVID-19 Safety


This program will be held mostly outdoors, with CDC and MN Department of Health procedures in place. Based on current guidelines and community levels, face masks are optional for all participants and staff. Dodge continues to monitor COVID-19 levels to determine our masking policy.

Event Details
Age All ages
Cost Free
Date(s) Thursday, Sept. 8th, 2022
Time 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Location Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove
8946 70th Street S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
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