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Address: 55716 Hwy 72 NE, Waskish, MN 56685
Phone Number: 218-647-8592
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Great hike!

We love the Big Bog board walk, especially the pitcher plants. Climbing the fire tower at the campground is a must, great views. We also rented kayaks and paddled the Tamarack... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MJB106
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Big Bog board walk, especially the pitcher plants. Climbing the fire tower at the campground is a must, great views. We also rented kayaks and paddled the Tamarack River! Beautiful area!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was kind of a strange place. We stopped on a terribly humid June day. The fire tower was right next to the visitor's center. We are trying to climb every fire tower in Minnesota, and this was by far the easiest, wide steps and safe for the kids. We are also used to only being able to look around... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Wonderful experience! We stayed in Camper Cabin 5, the last in the row of cabins and closest to the outhouse (about 40 feet, which is really nice in the middle of the night when it is cold outside!) Super cozy interior with a propane, faux wood burning stove. Beds are clean but VERY firm. I think next time I might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I have been here a few times it always a nice clean staff is always friendly. Cabins are new and sleep plenty.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There are 2 entrances. Go to both sites. Plastic like boardwalk. Terrific explanations about the fauna, bogs, etc. Many deerflies in parking lot & at beach. Great Visitor Center. We went up the fire tower. Great view. Swam in Upper Red Lake. Very shallow, so can go out a long way

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Lawrence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Very pleased with our experience. Visitor's center was nice, staff very friendly. Kids loved climbing the fire tower. We really, really enjoyed the boardwalk. Saw plants we'd never seen before. Totally new experience for us. Will go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are looking for out of the way camping with little access to modern amenities then this is your place....just make sure you have a love for fishing and you have a boat. There isn't much else to do here except drive to the bog boardwalk a few miles north of the park. Make sure to bring everything with... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I came here for the Hiking Club trail that takes you along a mile long boardwalk out onto the bog itself. We didn't see any wildlife here but the bog was pretty cool. The boardwalk is actually wheelchair accesible so it opens it up to many people. When we came it was pretty rainy out so it took away from... More 

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We really enjoyed the visitor center and learning about the area and the ecosystem. The boardwalk was neat but was a little long for my mother but I think it was more because it was a hot humid day. We enjoyed the beach area and my kids were amazed by the red color of the lake.

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Hallock, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is a fun park, if you want to fish. Otherwise not much there. The bog walk was wonderful, and we even saw lady slippers in bloom. The pond there was fun to fish in too. My husband and son fished from the dock at the pond and caught lots of sunnies.

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