Author Archives: jamsco

About jamsco

I am a Husband of Debbie / Father of 8 and Child of God. Creatively I write songs and professionally I am a database programmer.

Minnesota State Park Virtual Tours

The MN DNR just released a great new website with virtual tours of many state parks. You can choose one and it will show you a panoramic view of beautiful spots in that state park. It’s excellent. It’s a great … Continue reading

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Most Popular State Parks

Here’s the Pioneer Press article which reviews the ten most visited state parks in Minnesota. I’ve been to all but #10.

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Frontenac Camping

This weekend we went camping at Frontenac State Park with good friends. I’ll just repeat – It’s really a very nice place to camp and hike and explore. Here are some photos.

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Judge C. R. Magney State Park

Name: Judge C.R. Magney Park Year it became a State Park: 1957 Section of Minnesota: Upper North Shore. Nearby Town: Grand Marais, Grand Portage Positives: It’s a North Shore Park. And it has an impressive waterfall. The Negatives: There’s no … Continue reading

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Banning State Park

Name: Banning State Park Year it became a State Park: 1963 Section of Minnesota: East Central Nearby Town: Sandstone, Hinckley Positives: Perfect woods and river. Not too far or too close to the Twin Cities or Duluth. Negatives: None come … Continue reading

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A Little Meta Housekeeping (RMnSP)

(Apologies for duplicate posts if you subscribe to more than one of my blogs) I currently manage four blogs: The Responsible Puppet – First Blog The Responsible Father – Dad Blog Revisiting MN State Parks – Reviews of State Parks … Continue reading

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John Latsch State Park

Name: John Latsch State Park   Year it became a State Park: 1925 Section of Minnesota: Mississippi River, East Coast Nearby Town: Winona Positives: The view and the woods. The Negatives: Very small, no maps, no camping. General Comments: If you’d … Continue reading

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