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Afton State Park 10/20

Maple and Oak trees are still showing color along the... more details


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Fort Snelling State Park 10/24 Fall is a beautiful time to explore the park. Hike around... more details

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Interstate State Park 10/21 The leaves have fallen from most of our trees, but any... more details

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Lake Maria State Park 10/24 All the hiking trails offer a good mix of late fall colors.... more details

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Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area 10/22 Take in the sights along the river trail. Although the... more details

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Wild River State Park 10/22 Getting a view of the St. Croix Valley is best from the... more details

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William O'Brien State Park 10/23 The Prairie Overlook Trail is the place to view beautiful... more details

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Northeastern Minnesota

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Banning State Park 10/22 Colorful areas include Quarry Loop, Cartway and Trillium... more details

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Bear Head Lake State Park 10/20 Final report. Thank you for a great season and see ya next... more details

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Cascade River State Park 10/22 Fall colors have come to an end and the leaves are falling... more details

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Father Hennepin State Park 10/23 Take a hike along the lake, beautiful fall sunsets daily.... more details

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Franz Jevne State Park 10/21 This is the last report of the season. more details

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George Crosby Manitou State Park 10/23 Hike to the Benson Lake Overlook on the Superior Hiking... more details

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Gooseberry Falls State Park 10/21 Peak color was last week and at least half our leaves have... more details

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Grand Portage State Park 10/23 FINAL REPORT FOR THE 2014 FALL COLOR SEASON: Fall colors... more details

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Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area 10/20 We have many beautiful overlooks within the park. You can... more details

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Jay Cooke State Park 10/22 Colors are past peak but still beautiful. The reds and... more details

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Judge C.R. Magney State Park 10/21 Start with the Devil's Kettle Trail, stopping at overlooks... more details
  Lake Vermilion State Park 10/20 Final report more details

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McCarthy Beach State Park 10/22 Most leaves are down now, providing vistas from the ridge... more details

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Moose Lake State Park 10/23 The color change went from peak to past peak in a couple of... more details

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Savanna Portage State Park 10/20 Last Report...The Aspen ridgetops on the Continental Divide... more details

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Scenic State Park 10/20 With the windy conditions leaves are past peak and/or down.... more details

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Schoolcraft State Park 10/20 Leaves are past peak at Schoolcraft. Some golden leaves... more details
  Soudan Underground Mine State Park 10/20 Final Report more details

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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park 10/23 Hike the trails for some good views. Have a picnic in one... more details

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St. Croix State Park 10/23 Take a slow hike along the Kettle River to enjoy cascades... more details

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Temperance River State Park 10/23 The six mile, roundtrip, hike to Carlton Peak will reward... more details

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Tettegouche State Park 10/23 The yellows of the birches and aspens have turned a glowing... more details

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Northwestern Minnesota

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Big Bog State Recreation Area 10/22 Travel to the Northern Unit of the park to hike the... more details

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Buffalo River State Park 10/22 Hike the south side of the River View Trail and go to the... more details

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Charles A. Lindbergh State Park 10/23 Peak colors have finished, although there are still many... more details

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Crow Wing State Park 10/22 Final Report: The fall colors have subsided in the... more details

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Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area 10/20 FINAL REPORT more details

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Glacial Lakes State Park 10/23 For wide open prairie trails head down to the horse camp... more details

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Glendalough State Park 10/21 Some color will continue through the weekend, but the... more details

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Hayes Lake State Park 10/21 This is our last report for this season more details

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Itasca State Park 10/23 Fianl Report: Deep orange-golds as the tamarack and bright... more details

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La Salle Lake State Recreation Area 10/23 Many newly devleoped trails will lead you to discover... more details

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Lake Bemidji State Park 10/23 The tamaracks out at the bog are just beautiful right... more details

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Lake Bronson State Park 10/21 This is our last report for this season. more details

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Lake Carlos State Park 10/22 Hidden Lake, Red Oak and Maple/Basswood Trails give a... more details

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Maplewood State Park 10/22 The 4.5 mile Scenic Park Drive is a visitor favorite for... more details

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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park 10/23 A drive through the park is always a good way to see fall... more details

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Old Mill State Park 10/21 This is our last report for this season. more details

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Red River State Recreation Area 10/22 Hiking along trail to walk-in tent sites and fishing... more details

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Zippel Bay State Park 10/21 This is the final report of the season more details

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Southeastern Minnesota

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Beaver Creek Valley State Park 10/20 Hike the Beaver Creek Trail. more details

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Carley State Park 10/22 A riverside trail winds around the north branch of the... more details

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Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park 10/22 Hiking trails along the ridges and slopes are covered with... more details

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Frontenac State Park 10/21 Stroll along the paved trail. more details

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Great River Bluffs State Park 10/20 Hike out to King's Bluff. more details

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John A. Latsch State Park 10/22 Hike a beautiful overlook of the Mississippi River Valley.... more details

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Myre-Big Island State Park 10/22 Big Island should have some color through the weekend. more details

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Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park 10/20 A lot of leaves have fallen over the weekend. Oaks are... more details

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Rice Lake State Park 10/23 While a majority of the trees have lost their leaves, there... more details

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Sakatah Lake State Park 10/23 Our best fall colors right now are in the picnic area.... more details

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Whitewater State Park 10/22 Chimney Rock Trail offers a fairly short hike to a... more details

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Southwestern Minnesota

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Big Stone Lake State Park 10/24 Big Blue Stem and Indian grass are blazing red as you enter... more details

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Blue Mounds State Park 10/22 Final Report of the Season. more details

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Camden State Park 10/22 Camden offers spectacular views of both prairie and... more details

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Flandrau State Park 10/23 Cottonwood River access near pool and the Bluebird Trail. ... more details

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Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area 10/22 Begin at the trailhead on the south east side of the... more details

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Kilen Woods State Park 10/21 Walk the Sioux and Oak Trail along the southern fringes of... more details

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Lac Qui Parle State Park 10/22 Final report more details

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Lake Shetek State Park 10/21 Take a hike on any of the trails, beautiful this time of... more details

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Minneopa State Park 10/23 Hike down to the waterfall area or any of the wonderful... more details

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Monson Lake State Park 10/20 Monson Lake State Park is quite small, the picnic ground is... more details

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Sibley State Park 10/20 Begin your color tour of Sibley State Park at the Trail... more details

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Split Rock Creek State Park 10/20 Split Rock Creek offers a spectacular prairie color. This... more details

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Upper Sioux Agency State Park 10/22 For sweeping prairie views, take the trail leading from the... more details