The New Nature Center

Open 10am to 4pm Daily



This 2 acre, natural Playscape will challenge the imaginations of all our visitors, from age 1 to 99, providing a pathway through areas of adventure, art and education.

Badger/Prairie Dog Exhibit

The Badger exhibit is two sided separating the badgers and prairie dogs, constructed of alternating glass, metal, and stone work walls.


Animals Sponsored

FOX continues to sponsor new animals as space is available. Come check out the new additions to our zoo.

About Friends of Oxbow

Friends of Oxbow (FOX) was chartered as a 501(c)3 organization with the IRS and state of Minnesota on Feb. 12, 1982. We are a non-profit organization that supports the educational, environmental, and recreational goals of Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo. Since the creation of FOX nearly 40 years ago we have held beloved events such as Zoo Dazzle as well as partnered with organizations to bring new opportunities to the visitors of Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo.