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This Minnesota State Parks ebook is authored by Visit Minnesota webmaster, Judith Ramsey.

Minnesota State Parks

Each of Minnesota’s 69 state parks and state recreation areas is shared in detail.  Beautiful photos of each park are included.

Discover the best known, as well as least visited, more private,  parks. Learn a bit about the history of each.  

Research which parks have swimming beaches, fishing, great hiking trails, the best campgrounds, and other amenities you want. 

Download a copy from the links provided for your Kindle. Then decide which Minnesota State Park to visit next!

Minnesota State Parks E-book for Kindle: Minnesota State Parks: From Afton to Zippel Bay

Plan your state park visit with information at your finger-tips about campsites, cabins and group camps, recreational activities, natural attractions, what to see and do nearby, and which other Minnesota State Parks are in the same area.

Included is a numbered map to each state park, driving directions, and email addresses and phone numbers for each park.

Minnesota state parks are wonderful destinations in all four seasons of the year. You will learn the best places to bird-watch, see wildlife, and look for wild flowers. Some of the most stunning autumn scenery is found in Minnesota State Parks. Most parks are open all winter and offer groomed cross-country ski trails, snowmobile trails, winter hiking trails, and snowshoeing. Several state parks have exciting sledding hills and many have a warming house with a wood-burning stove or fireplace.

State parks are found in each of the seven unique regions of Minnesota:

  • The Arrowhead
  • The Iron Range
  • The Bogs
  • The Red River Valley
  • The Heartland
  • The Southern Plains
  • The Bluff Country.

Every region offers you a diverse Minnesota experience. 

Our family has lived in Minnesota all of our lives.  Our favorite vacation spots around the state are always Minnesota State Parks. 

When I was young we lived in Northwest Minnesota and spent lots of time every year in our oldest state park, Itasca. When I met the man who was to become my husband, I learned that his family owned land right next to Itasca State Park. As you can imagine, we still spend a lot of time in that area.

Camping vacations with our five children often took us to the beautiful state parks along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Temperance River State park was a favorite however we explored all of the others as well.

We also came to love remote Zippel Bay State Park that took us to the shores of Lake of the Woods.  This park is often overlooked and rarely as busy as many other state parks can be. 

We moved to the Twin Cities more than twenty-five years ago. Parks close to the cities are now often our destination. We love beautiful Afton State Park and historic Fort Snelling State Park. Day trips often take us to Interstate State Park on the Minnesota –Wisconsin border to enjoy a riverboat cruise or just to hike in the unique geologic pothole areas.

Purchase this ebook for Kindle or simply go to the page to read an in depth description of the book and look at the preview pages. You can then come back to this page to purchase the book as a download to your computer or other device.

Download the Minnesota State Parks ebook for Kindle at this link: Minnesota State Parks: From Afton to Zippel Bay

Judith Ramsey is a life-long  Minnesota resident who has loved camping with family and friends in Minnesota’s state parks since she was a small child.  She is the owner and webmaster of the Visit Minnesota website and has contributed articles to Minnesota Conservation, Do It Green Minnesota and other Minnesota publications.

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