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 nature hike, pack a picnic...your adventure awaits, so grab a map and get outside!

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Know "The Key Three" before you go

1. Plan ahead. Buy your vehicle permit and make camping reservations in advance.
2. Be prepared. Bring your own toilet paper, soap and other supplies.
3. Follow rules. Practice social distancing -- even outdoors.