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Stay safe on the ice

Ice is beginning to form on waters across the state, but please stay off until there’s at least 4 inches of new, clear ice. To help ensure your safety if you go out, wear ice picks and a life jacket, and check the ice as you go.

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Hunts in Minnesota state parks

Many state parks hold hunts to help control their deer population. Public access may be limited during a hunt. Get safety tips and see where and when hunts are happening in state parks.

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Minnesota State Park Gift Cards

Give the gift of an outdoor adventure this holiday season. Minnesota state park gift cards can be redeemed for camping, canoe rental, souvenirs, permits and more!

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Funding for the Future

The 4 The Outdoors report shares findings from our exploration into the future of conservation and outdoor recreation in Minnesota. Read the full report and help us take action toward sustainable funding for the future.

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