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Area Description

Mix of rural and small community with thriving downtown and shopping options. Located just 1 hour south of Minnesota's Twin Cities on I-35. Enjoy shopping at Cabela's World's Foremost Outfitters and the Medford Outlet Center. Visit the only Orphanage Museum in Minnesota and our other famous historical sites & attractions! Shop, dine, & stay in Owatonna!

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   Owatonna offers a variety of options for year-round recreation. From water parks, golf courses, and everything in between - Owatonna offers something for everyone to play! Sports lovers will find a wide variety of sporting events and activities ranging from youth teams, sports clubs, and amateur sporting events in Owatonna.

The City of Owatonna Park & Recreation maintains over 700 acres of parkland and walkways in the Owatonna area - within 28 parks. Owatonna also boasts 175 miles of multiple-use trail system and Kaplan's Woods Parkway which is one of the city's most popular recreation areas. We even have a zoo!


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Spend an afternoon enjoying the current art exhibit at the Owatonna Art Center and the diverse group of works by local and regional artists, which comprises the majority of the OAC permanent collection.

Encounter a blend of architectural styles from the late 1800s to early 1900s during the Historic Walking Tour including historic homes, schools, churches and other buildings.

New in 2012, the fully accessible Steele County History Center will feature rotating exhibits, displays, and educational programming relative to Steele County and Minnesota history.

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 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  1.9  11.3  20.8  1.0 "
 Feb  8.9  18.3  27.6  0.6 "
 Mar  21.7  31.0  40.3  1.9 "
 Apr  34.6  45.5  56.5  2.9 "
 May  47.1  58.3  69.5  3.9 "
 Jun  57.0  68.3  79.7  4.1 "
 Jul  61.3  72.1  82.9  4.6 "
 Aug  59.2  69.8  80.4  4.4 "
 Sep  49.5  60.9  72.2  3.1 "
 Oct  37.7  48.9  60.0  2.3 "
 Nov  22.9  31.5  40.1  1.8 "
 Dec  8.5  16.9  25.4  1.0 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 10's and highs in the mid 20's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 0's.

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