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Richardson Nature Center closed during construction

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Bloomington Briefing Published August 30, 2022
Updated on November 2, 2022

Richardson Nature Center, 8737 East Bush Lake Road, will be closed September 6 – October 1 due to construction expanding the nature center parking lot, reconstructing a paved trail near the parking area, adding new lighting and making ADA and stormwater improvements. There will be no access to the nature center grounds from East Bush Lake Road during that time.

During the closure, Richardson Nature Center staff will be offering a variety of programs at the Hyland Visitor Center, 10145 East Bush Lake Road, including Free Family Fun Days every Sunday, 1 – 3 p.m. For more information about programs at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, visit For more information about the project at Richardson Nature Center, visit