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Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center

12805 St. Croix Trail South
Hastings, MN 55033
United States
Telephone: (651) 437-4359
Visiting: Not permitted

Always call ahead before travelling to any orchard to check their opening times.


Apples managed with IPM and only one non-organic spray in June. Carpenter Nature Center is open to the public 7 days a week free of charge to hike our trails. Enjoy our displays and interpretive stations. We have 425 acres of wild land along the banks of the St. Croix River 20 minutes from downtown St. Paul. Apple sales from Aug to Dec. Honey and syrup as supply lasts.

Products / Fruit Grown

Apples available for local collection