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Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

63 Reviews
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Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

63 Reviews
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9700 170th St E, Nerstrand, MN 55053-2703
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Reece&3 wrote a review Aug 2
38 contributions9 helpful votes
For starters ~ I can definitely say you’ll want to get there early! The parking lot gets packed fast! First time explorers had a blast (all ages) and enjoyed seeing the waterfall area. They did have portable restrooms open for use. The parking pass (year round) would be worth it
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Melissa G wrote a review Jul 2020
New Market, Minnesota43 contributions8 helpful votes
What a spectacularly beautiful place. We went for the first time a few years ago for family pictures and came back this summer because we loved it so much. Last time we went on a weeknight and we were the only people there. This most recent visit there were so many people we
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Brenda T wrote a review Jun 2020
Byron41 contributions1 helpful vote
We went here today. It's a beautiful park. The trails were well marked. The Hope trail was muddy. Fawn trail was gorgeous. Beaver trail was hilly. The Hidden waterfall was beautiful. I would go back again.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Andy M wrote a review May 2020
Saint Paul, Minnesota373 contributions60 helpful votes
Nerstrand is a great park. It has miles of easily accessible trails. The trails are dirt, not paved, but are wide and level. There are many different types of wild flowers in the spring. The only downfall is there isn't a big picnic area, but it's a great place to come and hike.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Jamie wrote a review Apr 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota1 contribution8 helpful votes
Ridiculous the way this park is handling visitors right now. We drove over an hour to get here to go for a walk, and whoever is micromanaging the entrance is turning people away, but not even letting anyone safely stop on the side of the road to wait 5 minutes until someone
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Date of experience: April 2020
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