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Crow Wing State Park

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Beautiful park and lovely trails

We don't camp any longer but we still enjoy visiting the state parks in Minnesota. We stopped at... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Champlin, Minnesota
Crow Wing State Park Brainerd Minnesota

This is a beautiful state park, out of the way, pretty private, adjacent to the Paul Bunyan State... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We don't camp any longer but we still enjoy visiting the state parks in Minnesota. We stopped at Crow Wing on our way to Bemidji to stretch our legs. There was a lovely trail that went along the river bank and we came upon the...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a beautiful state park, out of the way, pretty private, adjacent to the Paul Bunyan State Trail. Mosquitoes... I don't know what breed these are, but they never quit, day or night. I use Sportsman's 40% Deet and they seemed to like it....More

Thank SpiketheBiker
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Daughter just moved to Minnesota so checking out some of the local state parks. This one had a great walk along the Mississippi River. There is a wonderful trail telling you of the local history. We only got to walk a little of the park...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed February 7, 2017

We reserved the group campsite for our annual family camping. It was a perfect match when we scouted in back in March and in May but on the day of the camping....totally different story. PROS: Extremely private and far far away distance from general campers...More

Thank MYMinneapolis123
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

The park is nice, and if you enjoy canoeing or biking especially you will enjoy it. The campground was nice enough, but the Speedway in Brainerd attracts an interesting culture of people on the weekends, and I've never stayed in such a loud campground in...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I took my sisters here beginning of August and there were so many mosquitoes. We had a site next to the Mississippi (21) which was great for hammocking and was nice, but at our site and when we tried to hike is was impossible to...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Crow Wing State Park is one of my favorites. I have visited many times before. We live out of the area so only get here once a year. Easy to find and get to - close to the rest stop with the Paul Bunyon photo...More

Thank Maggy L
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We visited this past weekend with my 13 year old grandson and two of his friends. We were at campsite #30 and while I would have preferred more distance between campsites (especially with three teenage boys), it was better than many state parks. The park...More

Thank Ted K
Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit. The park is well maintained with well signed trails. The trails take you through various habitats for wildlife viewing and the views of the confluence of the Crow Wing River and the Mississippi are stunning. There is interesting...More

Thank susiedu
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Crow Wing State Park is an easy morning’s drive from the Twin Cities. The park is well-maintained and offers a variety of hiking trails, including an interpretive history trail through the site of the Old Crow Wing Village on the banks of the river (many...More

Thank Inge1854
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