River Bend Nature Center

1000 Rustad Road Faribault, MN
Max Capacity: 150 people
A member-supported 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to helping people discover, enjoy, understand, and preserve the incredible natural world that surrounds us.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Interpretive Center
Kay Janky Memorial Amphitheatre
Trailside Center
  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover
  • Facility Location Setting: River Bend Nature Center is located on the south east corner of Faribault, Minnesota with 743 acres of natural habitat, 2 buildings, many picnic areas, and an amphitheatre.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 150
  • Nearest Airport: 26-50 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 6
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 0
  • Number of Private Cottages: 0
  • Number of Private Houses/Apts: 0
  • Number of Suites: 0
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot On-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Less than 1 mile
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Special Features: Waterfall, 3 ponds, vistas overlooking the prairie, vistas overlooking the Straight River.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 5,400
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 5,400
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 0
  • Year Built: 1978