Community Walk


The 2020 season has wrapped up! Oakdale Recreation would like to thank you for participating in the 2020 Community Walk program for Oakdale residents! With the current climate, it was an awesome program to offer Oakdale residents this past season. 


Oakdale Nature Preserve
4444 Hadley Ave N.
Oakdale, MN 55128

Claiming Your Reward

  • Final mileage is posted both on the Discovery Center's front door.
  • Gift cards were earned from your total mileage from this walk season. 
  • Gift cards will be available beginning Friday, November 20 Wednesday, November 25 for pick up at the Discovery Center Oakdale Police Department (1584 Hadley Avenue N) during building open hours. 
  • Verifying Oakdale Residency (using a Driver’s License, Passport, etc.) will be required when claiming your reward. 
  • The last date to pick them up will be December 31, 2020. 


Walk your way to less stress, lower weight, better health, and great rewards! It’s easy! Oakdale residents walk the 220 acre preserve as much as possible, with the ultimate goal of reaching a total of 200 miles to earn a $40 gift card from Target, Hy-Vee, Kwik Trip or Fleet Farm. 

Here's How:
After enrolling, submit completed mileage forms into the Discovery Center's outdoor drop box on the same dates as your walks in the Oakdale Nature Preserve. Mileage walked outside of the Oakdale Nature Preserve and forms submitted late will not qualify. Recreation staff will track all qualifying walked mileage up to 200 miles.
Three Walkers Wearing Reward Tees

Gift Card Reward Locations (may choose only one):
Hy-Vee—Kwik Trip—Fleet Farm—Target

Qualifying Miles Walked in Oakdale Nature Preserve End of Season Gift Card Reward
25 Miles $5
50 Miles $10*
100 Miles $20
200 Miles (Ultimate Goal) $40
*Make it to 50 miles to earn your free t-shirt, courtesy of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts Woodbury!