Category Archives: County Park Level

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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Rice Lake State Park

Name: Rice Lake State Park Year it became a State Park: 1963 Section of Minnesota: Central, Savannah  Nearby Town: Owatonna Positives: My wife liked the open woods with a high canopy overhead. There is camping close to the lake. The … Continue reading

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Sakatah Lake State Park

Name: Sakatah Lake State Park Year it became a State Park: 1963 Section of Minnesota: Central, Big Woods Nearby Town: Faribault Positives: Has a major bike trail heading through it. The Negatives: Has a slightly claustrophobic feel to it. General … Continue reading

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Myre Big Island

Name: Myre Big Island State Park Year it became a State Park: 1947 Section of Minnesota: South Central Nearby Town: Albert Lea Positives: You can drive onto an island – and camp there. It has a nice picnic area The … Continue reading

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