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!
Fall Color Finder
The Fall Color Finder features a weekly update and photo gallery for every park, plus a weekly newsletter to help you plan your leaf-peeping trips throughout the season. Follow peak colors through the prairies and forests!
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 »
Fall hunts in parks
Many Minnesota state parks hold managed hunts as a way to help control their deer population. Park access may vary - be sure you know where and when hunts are being held, and how to keep yourself safe in the woods during deer season.
Fish for free in most state parks
If you're a Minnesota resident, you can fish in many state parks without a fishing license!