Ice fishing

Ice fishing in a state park

Fish year round in Minnesota state parks

Use your fishing rod all year with the ice fishing opportunities in Minnesota state parks! It’s free to fish in Minnesota state parks, and many have equipment you can borrow. Many parks also offer ice fishing events and I Can Fish! programs if you want to learn more about ice fishing.


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Ice Fishing for Beginners

Fort Snelling State Park


Pond Life Through the Ice

Fort Snelling State Park


Women's fly tying for fun and fishing

Afton State Park


Fly tying for fun and fishing

Afton State Park


Women's Fly Fishing Clinic

Afton State Park


Make Your Own Walking Stick

Whitewater State Park


Fly Fishing for Beginners

Forestville Mystery Cave State Park

Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.