Summer Plans? Think Historic Forestville!

The time has come to start working those summer plans into our schedules! It’s hard to believe now, but green grass and budding trees are just around the corner.

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Black Friday Deal — Free State Park Admission!


It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you are looking for something to do. Perhaps you are not interested in getting caught up in the crowds of Black Friday Shoppers. Or, you’re looking for something to do after taking advantage of those early morning deals.

Well, here’s an idea: how about visit a Minnesota State Park? And, the best part is, you don’t have to pay for admission.

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Minnesota Power Pays for State Park Improvements

Minnesota Power Island Lake Reservoir

After Minnesota Power committed storm water violations, it has been given a punishment that fits well with the violation.

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Free Admission to State Parks for ‘National Get Outdoors Day’

Minnesota State Parks - Free Admission

Just in time for Father’s Day weekend, the DNR is opening up Minnesota State Parks for free admission this Saturday to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day.

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Find Your Perfect State Park

Minnesota State Park

Minnesota has more than 60 state parks within its borders, meaning there are a lot of ‘fish in the sea.’ So how do you find the one that’s right for you?

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