Outside in MN

No experience required. Brought to you by the Water Main from Minnesota Public Radio, Outside in MN provides timely weather updates, events and how-to guides to prepare you for your next outdoor adventure.


Download the app

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Outside in MN is availabe in the App Store and Google Play. Download the app to start getting outdoor tips, weather updates, and info about events in your neck of the woods.


Enter the drawing


Download the new Outside in MN app and enter our drawing for a VIP experience at the Minnesota Zoo! Four winners will receive a VIP Experience for themselves and four guests. Winners will receive free admission, a behind the scenes tour of Discovery Bay, special seats at the World of Birds Show, an up close encounter at Llama Trek, and access to a private patio with snacks and refreshments.


Join the fun on social media

Use the hashtag #OutsideinMN to join the fun on social media! We want to see you getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors.


How do you get outdoors?

What are any barriers you encounter? What do you love about the outdoors? What do you wish you knew more about? Tell us and help us provide tips and outdoor guides in the app!


Submit your events

We need your help to curate the best summer events in Minnesota! Submit your organization’s event recommendations by filling out this form.