The written history of Maplewood begins about 165 years ago when European and French-Canadian settlers began farming in this area. Prior to this time, the land was inhabited by the Dakota Indians with occasional visits by French and English fur traders and explorers. The landscape was a mix of scrub oak and prairie with many wetlands and lakes.
Maplewood, Minnesota is a suburb of more than 36,000 people in the Twin Cities metropolitan area located about 15 minutes from downtown Saint Paul. Maplewood has more than 30 parks and a great trail system. The City also has its own Department of Motor Vehicles as well as its own Police Department and Fire Department. Maplewood has strong schools and a variety of recreational opportunities that add to its quality of life.
Maplewood provides its citizens a sense of community. The city is filled with a combination of lush wooded areas, lakes, ponds, beautiful parks and trails as well as nice residential areas and well planned commercial and industrial areas. As a diverse and growing community, the City welcomes potential residents, business owners, and visitors.
Maplewood Nature Center
The Maplewood Nature Center, located at 2659 E 7th Street, is a popular spot for hikers and families. Maplewood Nature Center is the gateway to 14 Neighborhood Preserves. When visiting you will find a Visitor Center with live snakes and salamanders, and 1.5 miles of hiking trails that wind through wetlands and woods. You will also find both indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, picnic area and nature play yard, wildflower demonstration gardens including rain gardens, and more.
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