Facility and Equipment Rentals


Facility Rental 

Valued as a first choice destination for children, families and the public, Tamarack Nature Center is an exceptional location to host your event. Surround your guests with the beauty of a 320-acre nature reserve that inspires creativity and awe. Showcase the season with a nature hike or enhance your special occasion by choosing from a variety of naturalist-led enrichment activities.

Please call 651-407-5350 for information on rates, room capacity and available dates. You can also view or download a copy of our rental brochure here​​​.

Please note that Tamarack Nature Center is not available for weddings and receptions. If you are interested in holding your wedding or reception within the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation system, we suggest exploring our golf courses or park pavilions​

Ski and Snowshoe Rental - Closed for the Season

Skis and snowshoe rental packages will be available from approximately December 21, 2013 - March 2, 2014 depending on snow and trail conditions. All rentals are for on-​site only.

Rental Shack Hours
Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CLOSED December 25 and January 1
OPEN MLK Day, January 20, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
OPEN President’s Day, February 17, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Last rental issued at 2pm daily. All rentals are due back by 4 p.m.
Ski and snowshoe rentals are for a minimum of two (2) hours and require a driver’s license deposit.  
Ski Rental
Packages include classic style skis, boots and poles. A Minnesota Ski Pass is required for all skiers over the age of 16 and can be purchased online here.

$12/2-hour rental for ages 6 - adult, $6 each additional hour
$6/2-hour rental for ages 5 and under, $6 each additional hour
Snowshoe Rental
Modern style, aluminum snowshoes are available for on-site rental only. Sizes may be limited.

$12/2-hour rental for ages 6 - adult, $6 each additional hour
$12/2-hour rental for ages 5 and under, $6 each additional hour
Tamarack Nature Center

Contact Us

5287 Otter Lake Road
White Bear Township, MN 55110
Phone: 651-407-5350
Fax: 651-407-5354

Email: tamarack@co.ramsey.mn.us