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Interstate State Park

307 Milltown Road, Taylors Falls, MN 55084
612-465-5711
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Interstate park has stunning views and is a photographers dream. We also were able to watch climbers, visit glacial potholes, and walk along the paths made for hikers....and just take in the beauty of it all....

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SAVAGE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

So many paths to take and cool things to look at! River views are gorgeous! Only negative thing to say is that if you have small children watch them carefully. When you are walking on the rocks near the river there are no safety railings and it wouldn't take much for little kids who like to run around to go... More

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Northfield, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We went for a hike along the River Trail, Railroad Trail and Sandstone Trail. The fall colors were gorgeous. The views along the trails aren't that great because of the tree coverage. The place was busy, so the overlooks were packed with people. The worst thing of all is that the highway runs right along the River and Railroad Trails,... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

There are so many things to do at Interstate State Park. Mountain climbing, canoeing, trails, picnic, camping, potholes created by glaciers over 10k years, etc. There is something for everyone. Its a great place to visit and not too far from the twin cities. although you pay 5 dollars for the entry, you may not get a place to park... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
55 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This area of the park is separate from the campground and large picnic area but is definitely an area not to be missed. You continue from the entrance to the park into the town of Taylor's Falls and it is on the right before you cross the bridge into Wisconsin. The potholes and huge rocks are such a fun area... More

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mahtowa, mn
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Interstate Park was extremely easy to get to. The Glacier Potholes were within feet of the park entrance. Great place for kids to climb rocks. I'm too nervous about kids getting too close to the edge, so I was on pins and needles a couple of times when my kids climbed rocks and disappeared having fun. Short walks to some... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Today, my husband and I visited the Interstate State Park at Taylors Falls, MN. It was a very interesting State Park - and was told it was the 2nd state park created in Minnesota. The name - Interstate is because - half of the park in in Minnesota and the other half in Wisconsin - both sides bordering the beautiful... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is a great place to visit if you're interested in geology. Lots of different features, plus it sits along the scenic St. Croix River. Worth checking out the Glacial Potholes. A great park to visit, particularly in the Fall, though you will have to battle a bit of traffic on the weekends.

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The formation and Pot Holes are outstanding The river was really powerful a long time ago when it created this area , easy to walk around

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a smaller, fully shaded, intimate campground whose inside sites are arranged closer together from each other with no brush or trees in between you and the next camper for the majority of the sites. It has 37 sites, of which 22 are electric. Our neighboring campers were a mixture of large bus-type RVs, smaller trailers, popups, and tent... More

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