Friendly Reminder: MN deer hunting season begins Saturday, November 6th.
Wear orange if hiking as there is hunting on adjacent properties-some trails will be closed!
***NOTE: All PWELC property will be closed November 12th, 13th, and 14th for our handicap accesible deer hunt that happens on the property***
FREE - Gear Rental Days
What are you doing the days after you stuff yourself with turkey? Come work it off with some biking (maybe kicksledding) at PWELC. We will be having free gear rental days as part of the Bernick's Family Foundation paddle, pedal, push adventure series.
Date: Friday, November 27th and Saturday, November 28th.
Cost: Free (sponersed by Bernick's Family Foundation)
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New rental info for 2021
All equipment rentals (Fat-tire bikes, kayaks, canoes) will be handled on a reservation basis. Please call for your reservation at least 24 hours in advance. If you would like to reserve equipment for the weekend, please call by noon on Friday. We will not have regular trailhead hours. So, call today for your 2 hr equipment rental 320-354-5894. ($5/youth, $10/adult member, $20/adult non-member)
Due to Covid19- PWELC Buildings will be closed to visitors, except by appointment, until further notice. Call today to schedule your PWELC adventure or to reserve a building for your special event.
Current office hours are: 8am-Noon, Monday thru Friday.
Just like many restaurants and other local businesses, COVID19 has caused a substantial hardship for PWELC. Here are some ways that you can help to support our work:
-Make a donation.
-Buy a membership.
-Set up a program for your family or small group
(sporting clays/kayak/nature classes)
-Rent space for a meeting or gathering.
-Rent fat tire bikes.
(Or all of the above)
Pedal and Paddle the Environment - Got your PPE? PWELC is ready to rent Fat Tire Bikes, Kayaks and Canoes at Prairie Woods. Call to find out how your family can enjoy an outdoor adventure. *320-354-5894*
Click on "Programs and Events" above to check out our calendar of interesting and fun programs.
Check Facebook for recent photos and other updates.
Prairie Woods on the go! The Big Canoe, the Prairie Woods Pinnacle- mobile rock climbing tower, the enviro-puppet theatre and the Yellow Boats Project will be busy throughout the region this summer getting kids up off of the couch and into the great outdoors. Click on the Facebook link to see photos of some of the planned and past activities and give us a call to schedule a PWELC program for your group or community festival.
Remember.... We Deliver! If you can't come to us, we'll come to you.
Give us a call if you would like to have the big canoe, portable climbing wall, Yellow Boats, xc skis, snowshoes, teambuilding, a variety of environmental ed. programs or the LORAX puppet show come to your school or community event.
***WE WANT YOUR SHOES! Please donate your gently worn shoes to PWELC for our WorldWear fundraising project. Ask us about how your school can easily earn Prairie Woods Bucks by collecting shoes for re-use and recycling. Click here for the World Wear Agreement.
Nothing at PWELC "just happens." Good things happen only when people like YOU help to make them happen. Please support our work with donations of time, talent or funds and join us for some of the exciting programs and events throughout the year.