MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A local wildlife refuge is encouraging people to enjoy winter both outside and in.

Friday is “Winter Fun Day” at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington.

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Families came to hike the trails, snowshoe and play some outdoor games.

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But there were also options for people who did not want to brave the cold and ice.

“We hope people will be outdoors doing things, but we also plan a lot of indoor activities for families who are cold or, in this case, escaping the icy trails that we have this year,” said park ranger Judy Geck.

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Those activities included games, a scavenger hunt, movies and crafts.