Category Archives: Best In State

Frontenac State Park

Name: Frontenac State Park Year it became a State Park: 1957 Section of Minnesota: East Coast, Mississippi River Nearby Town: Red Wing, Pepin Positives: Beautiful Views of the River, Pleasant Camping, Perfect hikes. The Negatives: Nothing comes to mind. General … Continue reading

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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Name: Split Rock Lighthouse State Park Year it became a State Park: 1945 Section of Minnesota: North Shore – Arrowhead Nearby Town: Beaver Bay Positives: It’s on Lake Superior! The biggest lake in the world! It has the world famous … Continue reading

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Gooseberry State Park

Name: Gooseberry Falls State Park Year it became a State Park: 1937 Section of Minnesota: North Shore Nearby Town: Two Harbors Positives: It’s got great falls, very nice trails, a beautiful slice of the shoreline. Make sure you check out … Continue reading

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Interstate State Park

Name:     Interstate State Park Year it became a State Park:  1895 (second State Park in Minnesota) Section of Minnesota: Twin Cities, East Coast, St. Croix River Nearby Town: Taylor’s Falls Positives: Close to the Twin Cities, great day trip location, … Continue reading

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