Jay Cooke State Park
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Trailblazers: this park is a must! Park trails link up to the Willard Munger State Trail at the north edge of the park; perfect for backpackers, bikers (both mountain and tour), hikers, horseback riders, and skiers.
Check out the wildflowers in the spring, and the vivid colors in the fall. Walk on the swinging suspension bridge high above the raging St. Louis River. Visit the historic cemetery and the gorge at Thomson Dam.
Tell me more about this park's wildlife, history, geology and landscape.
For our safety and yours, please respect closures and stay clear of construction activity!
Learn More about the Park:
Who is Jay Cooke? (5:05 MP3 narrated by Kris Hiller, Park Naturalist)
Purchase a Minnesota State Parks Gift Card.
Firewood Restrictions Information:
Bird Checklist at Jay Cooke State Park.
Best time to contact the park:
Office Open Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
780 Highway 210
Carlton, MN 55718
From the town of Carlton go 3 miles east on State Highway 210.