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Hayes Lake State Park

Address: Roseau, MN
Phone Number: 218-425-7504
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Roseau
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: A mix of forest and farmlands characterize this state park.
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Inver Grove Heights, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Hayes Lake State Park is a Great place to visit. This is one of the best state parks to visit. It maybe far up north but is is one of the prettiest places to visit in the fall. This park is so quite you will always have piece and quite. It has electric for campers and their is also other... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This little park doesn't have very private campgrounds. There isn't a lot of space seperating campsites. The dam is cool and the trails through the woods are secluded. Overall there isn't a lot to see here. It seems like a great lake to bring a canoe or some kayaks to. It was very buggy and rainy when we came through... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great little state park. Hiked a few trails and of course over the dam but when we got to the forested area, we were swarmed by the mosquito's, but that was because it was early in the morning. Saw a few deer and lots of frogs along the route too.

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Roseau, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We used to live a few miles from this park and loved to visit weekly. The park will need a state tag to visit but they are very reasonable (approx 30 for a year or 6-7 for a day/weekend pass). Boats are only allowed trolling motors so it's always a quiet getaway. The dock off the campground next to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is a beautiful park. My hubby and I had a great time hiking and fishing, as well as relaxing in the peaceful dusk around the campfire. The campsite bunnies were friendly. Judging by the size of the bears we saw in trophy pictures, bunnies were not the only fat and happy wildlife in the area. Hubby carried a hatchet... More

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Warroad, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Like to take kids here for swimming. The dam is interesting, but the trails can be pretty thick w/ mosquitoes. The geocaching here is fun! I only gave it four stars because there is an historical hiking trail there where you can visit old remnants of homesteads. Kids and I tried to find the trail, but weren't successful. We still... More

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Roseau, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Small lake, really nice and quiet, fishing is just ok, you won't catch any monsters. Swimming is fun. Overall just average

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Roseau, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

This park is one of those unexpected gems in so called "out of the way places". Located adjacent to the Beltrami State Forest it affords greater opportunities for traveling well-groomed forest roads. A great place for fishing, swimming, picnicing, trail walking, bird watching, and camping, and in winter months for ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Dewey's store... More

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