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Buffalo River State Park

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Where to go: Hike the River View Trail and see the great view of the Buffalo River which is very clear this time of year as the leave fall of the trees near the water.

What you'll see: A few areas of the park's fall colors are just peaking now as others are past peak!

Also of interest: Event: 10/3/14 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm. View the sky with the naked eye, binoculars, small telescopes and the Paul Feder Observatory's sixteen inch telescope! Astronomy night is held at the Regional Science Center next to Buffalo River State Park. This program is sponsored by the Regional Science Center, the MSUM Physics and Astronomy Department and the Fargo-Moorhead Astronomy Club.

Last updated: September 30, 2014 

Special Offer for Park Permits

Canít decide between a one-day or year-round park permit? The DNR has a special offer that can help. Start by purchasing a one-day permit for $5 and visit as many state parks as possible. After visiting the state parks, trade in the one-day permit by the end of that day and get $5 off the purchase of a year-round permit. Year-round permits, which cost $25, provide unlimited access to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas for a full year from the month of purchase.
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Getting there

565 155th Street South
Glyndon, MN 56547

From Moorhead, go 14 miles east on U. S. Highway 10 and follow the signs to the park.


Phone: 218-498-2124

Email: buffaloriver.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Fall: Daily, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.