Franz Jevne State Park

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Franz Jevne State Park

Secluded and peaceful, this park offers picturesque views of Ontario and the Rainy River. Short paths and a boat launch offer access to the river for fishing, where anglers can catch walleye, northern, small mouth bass and sturgeon.

Pitch a tent in the rustic campsites, equipped with pit toilets, and a hand pump for water. A picnic area overlooks Sault Rapids.

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Park Notes


There are no reservable sites at this park. Please fill out a self-registration envelope when you arrive for camping and vehicle permits.

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Park Highlights

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For information on this park, contact Zippel Bay State Park at 218-783-6252.


State Highway 11
Birchdale, MN 56629

tel: c/o Big Bog State Recreation Area at 218-647-8592


Getting There

Approximately 320 miles from the Twin Cities. The park is in Koochiching County, east of Birchdale on State Highway 11.