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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
Lovely Walk

Daughter just moved to Minnesota so checking out some of the local state parks. This one had a... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Sharon K
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a 2.2 loop trail hike. Along the way we unexpectedly learned some interesting history about what used to be the town of Crow Wing. Being midday on a Thursday, there were only two other groups in the park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcdemar
Reviewed July 2, 2018

in the area and looking for some nice walking? this may be the spot. the trails were VERY easy and the most elevation gain was 50 ft. nice history of the area along the Mississippi. bring the mosquito repellent, they are very bad in this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful state park where 2 rivers join, the Crow Wing and the Mississippi. There are many trails to hike, some nice views and information on the old town of Crow Wing that once was a bustling city at that location. Beware of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't stay more than 1 or 2 nights at this State Park. We've been to many state parks and this one is down on the list. We had to fill our RV tank with a hose connected to the office because the hose by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We camped for one night, and had a great time walking the trails, viewing the Mississippi, and reading the interpretive signs describing the historic townsite. The buildings aren’t there, but there are signs to describe where the different buildings are. We were there in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mchughcrew
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

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Kozikreation
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  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

Date of experience: February 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tracy B
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