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Lime Creek Nature Center

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Open Now: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Neat place

This is a pretty cool place. No cost but can donate. Lots of cool things for kids to look at. I... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Denver, Iowa
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Very educational displays

I was so impressed by displays inside visitor center. Very kid (of all ages) friendly. The... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
River Falls, Wisconsin
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3501 Lime Creek Rd, Mason City, IA 50401-9256
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty cool place. No cost but can donate. Lots of cool things for kids to look at. I enjoyed the birdhouses and the indoor beehive!! :)

Thank Dakkin
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was so impressed by displays inside visitor center. Very kid (of all ages) friendly. The mounted birds overhead showed size and colors well. The library was great. I especially loved the native plant mural showing the depth of roots. The hiking trails were most...More

1  Thank Gladi507
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Like Creek Nature Center and trails can be fun for family or just by yourself. There are a couple different types of trails you can hike, bike or jog on. These trails run along the Winnebago River. There is also a nature center where you...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I attended a 5-mile race to benefit Lime Creek today. Very friendly crew, nice shirt. And I got a 5-mile tour of the park and spent quite a bit of time in the building which has many exhibits both animal and plant.

Thank often_crabby-travele
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This center has a variety of trails from paved to grass (just watch out for the snakes in the grass). We enjoyed walking around the area and were pleasantly surprised by the butterfly garden and the incredible view of numerous birds feasting on the feeders...More

1  Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We ride from our house to Lime Creek to get some exercise on our mountain bikes. It's usually not too crowded in the afternoon, although once in a while there are some people out there walking around that just seen iffy. Some of the paths...More

Thank Allison L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Love! Love! Love... the ski, hike, and bike trails through the woodlands and fields along the beautiful Winnebago River.

Thank SquintyQ
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The natural beauty of the trees and trails is outstanding. They also keep up the trails for cross country skiing. IT is a nice hike to/from the Center and the trail head.

Thank texasbunny
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Fun place to hike and get back to nature! Nice place to hike a good adventure! Well taken care of. Good healthy last edited to be!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

An old cement quarry and dump site that has been reclaimed into a great nature center. The remains of a very old brewery can be seen. Some great trails to hike, neat things to see inside the visitors center and loads of wildlife to see.

Thank Tip P
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