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07/25/2016 Itasca State Park hosts Picnic in the Park Festival July 31
07/22/2016 After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
07/21/2016 Heavy storms in northern Minnesota hit several state parks knocking out power and temporarily closing some overnight facilities
07/14/2016 Maplewood State Park hosts picnic and activities July 17
07/11/2016 First citizen advisory committee for St. Croix State Park management plan to meet
07/06/2016 Voters choose new parks and trails license plate
06/27/2016 Online voting for a new parks and trails license plate begins June 27
06/22/2016 DNR decides not to rebuild Blue Mounds State Park dam
06/17/2016 DNR extends Fort Ridgely State Park golf season to Sept. 5
06/16/2016 Learn to mountain bike at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
05/26/2016 DNR invites public input on Mississippi Blufflands State Trail?? ?
05/23/2016 State parks expand self-service options as attendance continues setting records
05/23/2016 DNR to hold open house on St. Croix State Park management plan
05/19/2016 Minnesota state parks campsites still available for Memorial Day weekend
05/12/2016 Help paddle the entire Minnesota River
05/05/2016 Minnesota state parks offer a fishing opener for everyone
05/02/2016 More camping opportunities at Sibley State Park this summer
05/02/2016 New members appointed to Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee
04/29/2016 Minnesota state parks make all campsites reservable and begin taking same-day reservations
04/20/2016 Minnesota's oldest state park turns 125
03/31/2016 Learn to camp, paddle, rock climb and mountain bike
03/30/2016 Minnesota's state parks, other recreational facilities in disrepair
03/11/2016 Minnesota state parks to make customer service improvements
03/09/2016 White-nose syndrome, a disease that can kill bats, confirmed in Minnesota
02/18/2016 Northland Fat Bike Rally March 5 at Lake Bemidji State Park
02/11/2016 Taconite State Trail turns 30; communities celebrate with a weekend of events
01/14/2016 Reservations due by Jan. 31 for seasonal and monthly camping at Minnesota state parks
01/08/2016 Minnesota state parks and trails to celebrate 125th anniversary in 2016
12/21/2015 DNR Parks and Trails Division solicits park and trail grant applications
12/14/2015 Candlelight events begin Dec. 31 at Minnesota state parks and trails
12/07/2015 Minnesota state parks gift cards now on sale for 2015 holiday season
11/13/2015 Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announces free admission to state parks on Black Friday
09/25/2015 Rare bison herd released into Minneopa State Park
09/17/2015 Mystery Cave announces fall tour schedule
09/17/2015 Minnesota state parks report big increase in visitors
09/10/2015 Maplewood State Park to celebrate Legacy-funded prairie restoration projects
09/10/2015 DNR predicts spectacular fall color season
08/27/2015 Wild River State Park will host 5K run/walk
08/13/2015 DNR to hold open house on plans for Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park
07/22/2015 Lt. governor, DNR announce plans for affordable housing at Fort Snelling Upper Post

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