Progress: Minnesota State Parks

Part of my Bucket List is to visit all 68 state parks in Minnesota. Here is where I keep track of my progress.

Parks labeled with an “SHT” are located along the Superior Hiking Trail, which is also on my bucket list. Visit Minnesota State Parks — DNR website to see info for each park.

Done

  1. Gooseberry Falls State Park (SHT)
  2. Great River Bluffs State Park
  3. Jay Cooke State Park (SHT)
  4. Scenic State Park
  5. Split Rock Lighthouse State Park (SHT)
  6. Temperance River State Park (SHT)
  7. Tettegouche State Park (SHT)
  8. Whitewater State Park

Still to go

  1. Afton State Park (backpack & canoe/kayak campsites only)
  2. Banning State Park
  3. Bear Head Lake State Park
  4. Beaver Creek Valley State Park
  5. Big Stone Lake State Park
  6. Blue Mounds State Park
  7. Buffalo River State Park
  8. Camden State Park
  9. Carley State Park
  10. Cascade River State Park (SHT)
  11. Charles A. Lindbergh State Park
  12. Crow Wing State Park
  13. Father Hennepin State Park
  14. Flandrau State Park
  15. Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park
  16. Fort Ridgely State Park
  17. Fort Snelling State Park (no camping)
  18. Franz Jevne State Park
  19. Frontenac State Park
  20. George H. Crosby Manitou State Park (backpack campsites only) (SHT)
  21. Glacial Lakes State Park
  22. Glendalough State Park (cart-in & canoe campsites only)
  23. Grand Portage State Park (no camping)
  24. Hayes Lake State Park
  25. Hill Annex Mine State Park (no camping)
  26. Interstate State Park
  27. Itasca State Park
  28. John A. Latsch State Park (no camping)
  29. Judge C.R. Magney State Park (SHT)
  30. Kilen Woods State Park
  31. Lac qui Parle State Park
  32. Lake Bemidji State Park
  33. Lake Bronson State Park
  34. Lake Carlos State Park
  35. Lake Louise State Park
  36. Lake Maria State Park
  37. Lake Shetek State Park
  38. Lake Vermilion State Park (MN’s newest state park. No camping, yet, and only a couple day use areas)
  39. Maplewood State Park
  40. McCarthy Beach State Park
  41. Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
  42. Minneopa State Park
  43. Monson Lake State Park
  44. Moose Lake State Park
  45. Myre – Big Island State Park
  46. Nerstrand Big Woods State Park
  47. Old Mill State Park
  48. Red River State Recreation Area
  49. Rice Lake State Park
  50. Sakatah Lake State Park
  51. Savanna Portage State Park
  52. Schoolcraft State Park
  53. Sibley State Park
  54. Soudan Underground Mine State Park (no camping)
  55. Split Rock Creek State Park
  56. St. Croix State Park
  57. Upper Sioux Agency State Park
  58. Wild River State Park
  59. William O’Brien State Park
  60. Zippel Bay State Park

Optional: State Recreation Areas

  1. Big Bog State Recreation Area
  2. Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
  3. Garden Island State Recreation Area (no camping)
  4. Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area (no camping)
  5. Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area (no camping)
  6. La Salle Lake State Recreation Area (at $30/night for camping, this might be just an over-night stay… Sheesh!)
  7. Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area
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