Location and Hours

Contact Information
Email the Nature Center
Maplewood Nature Center
2659 E 7th Street
Maplewood, MN 55119
Phone: 651-249-2170

Visitor Center Hours
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30 am - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, and most Federal Holidays

Trail Hours
Open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset every day of the year. Trails, picnic area, and nature play yard are available to use every day of the year.

Google Map
Please note: Maplewood Nature Center is located in Maplewood off Century Avenue going west on E 7th Street. Not all online map search engines will be correct, you may be directed to the west side of the park instead of to the Visitor Center. See above link for nature center map.

A couple landmarks are Dege’s Garden Center at the corner of E 7th Street and Century Avenue, and Dukes Pizza on the east side of Century opposite the turn onto E 7th Street.
  • From I-94: Take Century Avenue (Highway 120) exit. Travel north 1 ¼ miles to E 7th Street. Turn left (west) on E 7th Street, just after Dege’s Garden Center.
  • From I-694: Take 10th Street N exit. Travel west 1 ¼ miles to Century Avenue (Highway 120). Turn right on Century Avenue and proceed (north) for 1 block. Turn left (west) on E 7th Street, at green Maplewood Nature Center sign.
  • From Highway 36: Turn south at Century Avenue (Highway 120). Travel south 3.6 miles to E 7th Street. Turn right (West) on E 7th Street, 3 blocks south of Stillwater Road.