Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Jump to the Twin Pines Conservation Atlas record for full details, including directions, permitted activities, map, brochure, and complete regulations.

Area Information

Explore our visitor center and outside exhibits, including a cabin, 1900s schoolhouse, antique forestry equipment, and forest-management demonstration areas.


  • Tuesday — Saturday: Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday: Closed


  • See View Map in the Address Information block on the right of this page.

Fun to see, do, and learn

Facility and exhibits

  • Staffed visitor center with exhibits and displays

Nature Shop

  • Shop for MDC-produced books, calendars, and DVDs.

Trails and wildlife-viewing

  • Hike nearly 3 miles of trails (one disabled-accessible) through forests and woodlands.
  • Check the atlas record above for the area bird list.


  • Fish for largemouth bass, sunfish, and channel catfish.

Archery range

  • Variety of shooting distances


  • Catch-and-release fishing pond by special-use permit for Kids Fishing clinics only
  • No hunting allowed on the area


Twin Pines Events
Broadfoot (Reserve by April 26)Wed, 04/30
Discover Nature: Medicinal Native Plants (Reserve by May 1)Sat, 05/03
Little Stinker's Storytime (Reserve by May 3)Wed, 05/07
Wild Game Outdoor Cooking (Reserve by May 8)Sat, 05/10
Critter Jitter and 5K RunSat, 05/17

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