Discover what awaits you when you visit Osprey Wilds
780-acres of rich and varied habitat
7 miles of non-motorized hiking and ski trails
Deep, clean Grindstone Lake
Comfortable, modern lodging
Outstanding food service
Nature and comfort abound
You're going to love it here!
Location, Location, Location
Osprey Wilds is the ideal spot for a ‘close to home, yet far enough away’ escape from the hustle and bustle. Conveniently located within 1-1.5 hours from the Twin Cities, St Cloud, Duluth and Brainerd, it’s the perfect distance from anywhere to ‘get away from it all’ for one day or several without spending a fortune on gas. Click for more info.
Hike, ski or snowshoe on over 7 miles of trails through our diverse lakeside property through a variety of habitat and ecosystems, including old growth pine forest, deciduous forest, managed woodlands, wetlands, and restored prairie. Quiet and secluded, Osprey Wilds lets you experience nature immersion at its best. Click for more info.
Lodging Facilities & Meeting Spaces
Our unique Center features a mixture of historic as well as modern facilities that can provide lodging and meeting space for 162+ and meal service for 200+.
East Central Minnesota
Centrally located within an hour and a half of the Twin Cities, Duluth, and Saint Cloud, Osprey Wilds is easy to find. Clear signage directs you from the I-35 exit along the five miles to the Center gates. Our convenient location enables you to have a remote nature-immersion experience while saving time, money, and energy.
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54165 Audubon Dr., Sandstone, MN 55072
Osprey Wilds GPS coordinates
Grounds & Trails
The beautiful and peaceful Osprey Wild property is unique and encompasses a variety of habitat and ecosystems. Through preservation and dedicated, responsible land management efforts over decades, our 780-acres property contains old growth white and red pine groves, old growth northern hardwood forests, multi-aged conifer stands, birch and aspen stands, tall-grass prairie, oak savanna, shrub carr, wetlands, and lake and stream habitats.
Our unique location puts us in a transition zone where several habitats are present, creating outstanding birding and wildlife spotting opportunities. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded on our property