Outdoor Campus and Yurt Rental

Interested in having an event at Hartley Nature Center? We offer limited rental options for outdoor events due to the COVID-19 situation. Those intending on hosting these events should fill out our special event permit application, e-mail the form to edassistant@hartleynature.org and we will be in touch to discuss your event with you.

Those interested in hosting an event in Hartley Park, outside of the HNC leased area, should inquire with the city.

OUTDOOR CAMPUS RENTAL 

DESCRIPTION: The Outdoor Campus is a three acre enclosed area adjacent to the nature center building. Amenities include a 20 x 30 pavilion built with timbers harvested from Hartley Park, composting toilet facility, amphitheater with small stage and nature playscape. It can be rented for exclusive use. Event examples include birthday parties, company events, and family gatherings.

LOCATION: 3001 Woodland Ave

CAPACITY:

  • 25 people during COVID-19

AMENITIES & FEATURES:

  • Open-sided pavilion
  • Amphitheater
  • Playscape
  • Electric (at amphitheater stage, playscape, and yurt)
  • Outdoor composting toilet (no water access; available spring, summer and fall)
  • Parking (60 spots, 4 handicap)

COST: $100/hour. Please see special event permit for more details.

Outdoor Campus rental requires a special use permit. Get started here.

 

YURT RENTAL

DESCRIPTION: Unique and rustic rental space. 30’ diameter yurt (almost 700 sq. ft.), located a short walk from the nature center building. Does NOT include the use of the pavilion, amphitheater, lean-to or playscape.

LOCATION: 3001 Woodland Ave

CAPACITY:

  • 18 people during COVID-19

AMENITIES & FEATURES:

  • Tables & Benches (2 tables and 10 benches, no chairs)
  • Projection Screen
  • Dry Erase Board
  • Electrical Outlets – limited lighting (rope lights)
  • Heat (propane and woodstove)
  • Internet Access
  • Outdoor Composting Toilet (no water; available spring, summer and fall)
  • Parking (60 spots, 4 handicap)

COST: $150/hour (see special event application for more details)

Yurt rental requires a special use permit. Get started here.

 

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Contact us at 218-724-6735 or edassistant@hartleynature.org to see if we can accommodate any additional requests.