This secluded north woods park is the perfect place to unwind. Quiet and peaceful, the trail system leads hikers through the virgin pine forest that includes a white pine more than 300 years old. Canoeists and anglers enjoy the gentle waters of the Mississippi River. A boat access, picnic area, canoe and drive-in campsites are available to visitors.
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Schoolcraft State Park is closed to all camping for the season until May 2017. The park is still open for day use throughout spring.
(Updated April 13, 2017)
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Don't move firewood!
Burning non-local firewood can spread invasive species, and it's against Minnesota state law. Learn more. Always buy your firewood at the park, or from an approved local vendor. Find firewood vendors for Schoolcraft State Park.
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For information on this park, contact Scenic State Park at 218-743-3362.
9042 Schoolcraft Lane NE
Deer River, MN 56636
Schoolcraft State Park
C/O Scenic State Park
56956 Scenic Highway 7
Bigfork, MN 56628
Take State Highway 6 to County Road 28 west (turns into 65 W), then north on County Road 74.