Minnesota State Parks and Recreation Areas

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Discover new opportunities for adventure

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There are 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas ready for you to explore! Go camping, take a hike along the river, reserve a camper cabin, and so much more. There are so many opportunities for adventure, so grab a map and get outside.

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Shorter camping and lodging reservations window

We heard your suggestions. Effective July 1, 2020, Minnesota state park camping and lodging reservations can now be booked 120 days in advance rather than a full year.

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Know before you go

1. Plan ahead. Make reservations and buy your permits in advance.
2. Be prepared. Bring your own toilet paper, soap and other supplies.
3. Follow rules. Practice social distancing -- even outdoors.
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