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Interstate State Park

307 Milltown Road, Taylors Falls, MN 55084
612-465-5711
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rock climbing, Swimming, Camping
Description: This unique park is located in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and offers camping, hiking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and rock climbing.
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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210 reviews 210 reviews
88 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Between the MN and Wisconsin side this park is truly on of the greatest state parks I have been to in the upper midwest. The geology of this area is a sight to behold. I usually try to visit this park 2 to 3 times a year. This summer when I first visited we hiked the river trail. We started... More

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North Liberty, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The interstate park offers many things to do and is absolutely beautiful. It costs $5 for a day park pass, which is well worth it! We choose to take the short distance walk thru the glacier potholes. Pretty amazing! You make ask yourself what is a glacier pothole and I will leave that to you to find out by going... More

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East Midlands
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146 reviews 146 reviews
64 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We visited both the WI and MO sides of the Saint Croix river to look at the potholes. On the WI side we walked the Pothole trail. The path was rough in places, but not difficult. The potholes were deep, but not as spectacular as those on the Minnesota side. However, children appeared to love them. The WI side gave... More

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St. Michael MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We camped (tent) on the WI side in the North campground with electric. It was a beautiful site and we enjoyed that part, and the bathrooms and shower were fine. We had a nice campfire and walked around enjoying the scenic view. The staff were very, very friendly too. But oh my goodness, the entire night all we heard was... More

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I visited on the Minnesota side of the St. Croix River. The glacial potholes were very interesting and well done. I also hiked the River Trail and the Raliroad Trail. While the scenery was beautiful, the proximity to the highway diminished the expereicne because of the constant traffic noise. Next time, I'll try the Wisconsin side.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The park, home to the potholes - a geologic phenomenon produced by a flood of water from a melting glacier that carved these potholes - shafts that go straight down for 50 + feet. The kids in the park seemed to be having a great time climbing on the rocks. $5 to get in but that gets you a pass... More

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MN
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This park is amazing. Lots of hiking, trails, glacier pot holes, the beautiful river. Parking was cheap.

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Highland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This park goes hand in hand with it cross state counterpark (St. Croix Interstate Park) but has more trails and viewpoints. There are many potholes which makes you wonder how nature made them. It appeared to us you could get more and better pictures from this park. I liked it.

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Wahpeton
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Enjoyed the trailers through the park, maybe a few more signs about which trail I was on might be helpful but since I'm not an avid hiker the markers may have been sufficient. Very much enjoyed, even our 16 year old daugher enjoyed the trails.

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South St Paul
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

It was a beautiful trip down the St Croix, the water was higher than normal but we still found spots to pull over and picnic.

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