Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Explore the world of Monarch butterflies Friday and Saturday (July 13 and 14):
Itasca’s Presenters Under the Pines: Life of the Monarch Butterfly Display
from 10-2 p.m. both days
Meet in the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center Lobby
Discover the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, Minnesota’s state insect, with Tom and Carol Uecker. Check out real samples of the caterpillar, chrysalis, and the adult butterflies. Some lucky visitors may even get to see a butterfly come out of its chrysalis! Visit for as little or as long as you like.