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Williams Nature Center


  1. Drinking Water
  2. Interpretive Centers
  3. Nature Trail

About the Center

Overlooking the Minnesota River, the land for this park was donated by Williams Pipeline and developed by the Mankato Area Foundation. Williams Nature Center features:

  • 1.5 miles of hard-surfaced nature trails
  • Two overlooks
  • Self-guided interpretive stations
  • Outdoor classroom
  • Heated interpretive center / log cabin that can be used for classroom discussions, group meetings, and family functions

Park Rules

  • Pets, bicycles, skateboards, and motorized vehicles are prohibited
  • Strollers, wheel chairs, cross country skis, and snowshoes are permitted
  • Williams Nature Center opens at sunrise and closes at dusk
  • Please help keep this park clean and in its natural state!

Park Size
65 Acres

Acquisition Date

September 1985