Savannah Portage State Park is located in the Heartland region of central Minnesota near McGregor and Aitkin.
How to Get to Savanna Portage State Park: Drive north on Highway 65 for 11 miles to County Road 14. Turn right and drive 11 miles to the park entrance.
Savannah Portage State Park’s Natural Attractions: The 15,818 acre park is forested with hardwoods, conifers, birch, and aspen. Tamarack peat bog attracts some of our state’s rare birds like several varieties of warbler. Wildflowers include our state flower, the Showy Lady’s Slipper. You might spot animals that include deer, bear, moose, wolves, and coyotes. During spring and fall migrations, the lakes welcome loons and other waterfowl.
Things to Do in Savannah Portage State Park: Enjoy the swimming beach at Loon Lake and a picnic in the picnic shelter. A playground and a horseshoe pit are nearby. Fishing is good on the four lakes and one river within park. Trout, bass, and panfish are abundant. Canoes and fishing boats are available to rent.
Hike the Continental Divide trail. A total of 27 miles of trails wind through the park; 5 miles are self-guided trails that include a boardwalk. There are also 10 miles of mountain bike trails. In winter, 20.5 miles of trails are groomed for cross-country skiing and there are 32 miles of snowmobile trails. Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park except on groomed ski trails. A warming house is available.
Camping in Savannah Portage State Park: There are 61 drive-in sites for campers and RVs; 18 sites have electrical hookups. In addition, there are 6 backpack sites, 1 canoe site, and 1 group camp that can accommodate up to 30 people. A rustic camper cabin that sleeps 5 can be reserved by calling the park office. Picnic tables, fire rings, showers, flush and vault toilets, and a dump station are available.Download our Minnesota State Parks E-book to take with you on your travels: Minnesota State Parks: From Afton to Zippel Bay
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