Moose Lake Agate and Geological Center
Be sure to stop in the Agate and Geological Interpretive Center when you visit Moose Lake State Park. The 4,500 square foot building, located at the entrance to the park, opened in 2003 and includes a multi-purpose classroom, nature store gift shop, park offices, a resource workroom, restrooms and an exhibition hall that showcases Minnesota's gemstone, the Lake Superior Agate. Interpretive displays focus on rocks, minerals and geology of Minnesota.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the building is open daily. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday - Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Prior to Memorial Weekend and after Labor Day Weekend, the building is open on a more limited basis. The center usually is open periodically from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. M, T, Th, F and Sat. If you call ahead to the park, special arrangements may be made to make sure the building is open for your visit.
Located 1/4 miles east of I-35 at the Moose Lake exit #214. The park entrance is off County Road 137. Take the Moose Lake exit off I-35. Then go east on County Road 137 until you see the park signs about 1/2 mile down the road.
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