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Minnesota State Parks

June 13, 2018
Minnesota launches new online tool to compare state parks and trails
June 13, 2018 - 10:23pm
June 7, 2018
Minnesota state parks to offer free admission on Saturday
June 7, 2018 - 4:45pm
May 20, 2018
Schoolcraft State Park features boat access to the Mississippi River, hiking trails and, often, available campsites. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
May 20, 2018 - 6:15am
December 28, 2017
Candlelight Walk at Fort Snelling State Park canceled due to severe weather
December 28, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 8, 2017
Tom Landwehr
DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
March 8, 2017 - 6:45pm
March 7, 2017
Tom Landwehr, commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Guest Opinion: Minnesota state parks and trails need a boost from users, taxpayers
March 7, 2017 - 11:52am
February 28, 2017
The Brule River splits in two at Devil's Kettle Falls in Judge C.R. Magney State Park. Water cascading into the upper cavernous kettle (at left) seems to disappear.play button
Where does it go? Minnesota's Devil’s Kettle waterfall mystery solved
February 28, 2017 - 11:46pm
September 8, 2016
Maplewood State Park. Minnesota State Parks staff/MnDNR
MnDNR trip planning tools reveal the best places to view fall colors
September 8, 2016 - 11:11am
July 22, 2016
Tree down by Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center, Itasca State Park. MnDNR
After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
July 22, 2016 - 9:18pm
June 24, 2016
Kerry Christoffer, a retired state park manager, talks with State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers Saturday at Upper Sioux Agency State Park. Rivers held her first S’more & More event at the state park. She will hold the event at state parks across the state this summer to get people's' input, as the park system makes decisions affecting its future. TOM CHERVENY | Forum News Service
Minnesota State Parks Director Erika Rivers, camps to gather park feedback
June 24, 2016 - 12:32pm
November 14, 2015
Lt. Gov. Smith announces free admission to state parks on Black Friday
November 14, 2015 - 5:10pm
June 24, 2015
Minnesota's 10 Most Popular State Parks
June 24, 2015 - 11:55am
Number 3. Itasca State Park: The headwaters of the Mississippi River. Established in 1891, it’s Minnesota’s oldest state park. It’s also the state’s most-popular for camping, with more than 100,000 overnight visits last year.
The 10 most-popular Minnesota state parks
June 24, 2015 - 11:30am
April 10, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
April 10, 2015 - 2:20pm
June 20, 2014
Most Minnesota state parks and trails will be open this weekend
June 20, 2014 - 7:51pm