On Your Own

Saint John's Abbey welcomes the public to enjoy the trails and beauty of its natural arboretum. Saint John's Abbey Arboretum includes all seven lakes, the prairie, the oak savanna, and all the woodland in the more than 2,500 acres owned by Saint John's Abbey and surrounding Saint John's University.

 

Hike
Hike
BikeBike
Field Study
Research/Field Studies
Run
Run
Ski
Ski 
Organized Race
Organized Races,
Events, Etc.
Swim
Swim
Bonfire
Bonfires
Camp
Camp 
Fishing
Fish
Canoe
Canoe 
Hunt
Hunt
Snowshoe
Snowshoe
Sledding
Sledding Hill 
Firewood
Cut Firewood
Geocaching
Geocaching
Gathering plants
Gathering Plants 
Driving
Motorized Vehicles &
Off-road Vehicles
Frisbee Golf
Frisbee Golf 
 Orienteering
Orienteering
 

 

Organize Your Own Event

Want to organize a ski race, host a fun-run, or plan a family reunion in the Abbey Arboretum?

Email OutdoorU@csbsju.edu with questions.

See the Abbey Land Use Policy for guidelines.

Contact Us

Saint John's Outdoor University
Saint John's University
2346 Science Drive
PO Box 3000
Collegeville, MN 56321

Main Office:
104 New Science Center

(320) 363-3163
Fax (320) 363-3202

OutdoorU@csbsju.edu

Driving directions