Category Archives: Prairie Farmland

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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Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Name:Nerstrand – Big Woods State Park Year it became a State Park: 1945 Section of Minnesota: Central Nearby Town: Faribault Positives: Not too far from the cities. Powerful natural beauty. The Negatives: Nothing comes to mind. General Comments: This is … 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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Whitewater State Park

Name: Whitewater State Park Year it became a State Park: 1919. Section of Minnesota: South East (Prairie Farmland) Nearby Town: Elba Positives: Generally not crowded, spectacular views, relaxing place to camp. The Negatives: This place is known for its rattlesnake … Continue reading

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