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Interstate State Park

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Address: 307 Milltown Road, Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Phone Number: 612-465-5711
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This unique park is located in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and offers...

This unique park is located in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and offers camping, hiking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and rock climbing.

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Filled with history...and Fun!

Love, love, love this park! Wish I lived closer! If you have a fear of heights or falling, maybe this park isn't for you. But if you have kids that like to climb then make your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Andover, Minnesota
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Andover, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love, love, love this park! Wish I lived closer! If you have a fear of heights or falling, maybe this park isn't for you. But if you have kids that like to climb then make your way here! We found frogs in the pot holes, lots of mushrooms, and even a skink today too! The bouldering was awesome. Even my... More 

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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is very nice and we had a great time. The biggest problem going to this park is parking. They need more parking.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While most people are renting or bringing their own canoes or kayaks. My daughter and I ventured to bring our SUP's. Boy was that a blast. The meat park about this is that you can either bring two cars and park one at Osceloa for a 2 hour paddle or William O'Brien for another two to three hours. You can... More 

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Thank Swedehill
Minneapolis, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this park because it's different from the usual Minnesota prairie and pinecone scenes (which I love also). The huge potholes drilled into the basalt rocks truly give a sense of the power of the glacier meltwater. It's almost a solemn place. River scenery is beautiful. Services in Taylor's Falls are excellent.

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Thank Robyn D
Blaine, Minnesota
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take a hike and have an adventure. Fun for all ages and great exercise. The views and trails are amazing. Love that you can bring a cooler and picnic lunch. Great way to spend a day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My family had a great time exploring and hiking. There are a lot of glacier formations and holes. It really is worth the time to visit this park. They have activities so check out the DNR website for details. Rock climbing, hiking tours and kids programming.

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Thank Heather D
Tewksbury, MA
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is an awesome park. Many of the trails are boardwalks, some are paved, others are rocks and dirt. Not too difficult to see a lot of the potholes and views of the river even with a bum knee. Be sure to go down inside the pothole where you can look up to the sky. Really cool. Sorry, I don't... More 

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Thank walkingalong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Interstate a few times in the past, but they were mostly for work. This was my first time there with my family. The site was clean and the bathrooms were also clean! Many cool trails and beautiful views of the St. Croix. We even saw a beaver swimming in the river!! Come out and enjoy this... More 

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

On a busy holiday weekend we arrived at 9:30am and easily found a place to park (had to go through construction in town but easy). We paid for the state park pass and used the bathrooms before heading out on the trail. We filled up our water bottles at the drinking fountain before and after our hike. We lived the... More 

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Anoka, Minnesota
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Traveling to Taylor's Falls intending to rent a canoe for the afternoon, I was surprised by construction on Hwy 8, but we were able to reach the park and I had a great time! The scenery is unlike anything else in this half of the state, and not to be missed. Canoe trips depart downstream a bit, and you may... More 

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