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Early season boating safety

As the recreational boating season gets underway, it’s up to all boaters to ensure they stay safe on the water. Leave the alcohol at home, pay attention to your surroundings, and always wear a life jacket.

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Free Park Day June 10, 2023

Enjoy free entrance to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas – no vehicle permits needed!

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Fishing season is here

Minnesota's open water fishing season is officially open. Get out there and chase a few walleye and northern.

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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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