There are 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas ready for you to explore. Go camping, take a nature hike, pack a picnic...your adventure awaits, so grab a map and get outside!
Temperatures above freezing during the day and below freezing at night mean the sap is starting to run! Learn to make syrup from your own trees or attend a state park maple syruping program.
Free Park Day - Saturday, April 22
Celebrate Earth Day by visiting a Minnesota state park or recreation area, no vehicle permit required! Learn more and check out the other three free park dates this year.
Don't get lost in the woods
Download geoPDF maps at home. They'll display your current location like Google Maps, but you don't have to be connected to the Internet or have cell service while using the map.
State park library pass
Reading is good in the woods! Check out your favorite book and a state park pass at one of 117 Minnesota libraries. Find participating libraries.