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“Go to Bog Lake - It was pretty cool”

Lake Bemidji State Park
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Bemidji
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Owner description: An outdoor paradise offering swimming, boating, fishing, biking, hiking and more.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Go to Bog Lake - It was pretty cool”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is very nice park on the bike trail. Go to the bog. It is very interesting if you are into botany. It is worthy of your time to check out if you are in Bemidji.

Visited July 2013
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Duluth, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Went for the showy lady slipper flowers - beautiful park!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lady slipper flowers peaking (a bit later this year due to weather) drew us to this park with its tamarack bogs where they thrive. The bog trail and walk are beautiful, peaceful and fragrant (easy for most all levels), and the lady slippers exceeded expectation. The park offered trails for hiking and bicyclists, large Lake Bemidji for swimming, well maintained buildings for groups, etc. We would definitely go back for a visit. The lady slipper byway is also about 20 miles from here up hwy 39 for more viewing of the state flower.

Visited July 2013
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Mahtowa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A true Gem on the N. side of Lake Bemidji!”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Easy to get to, nice bike ride around the lake of about 17 miles or just ride around the park and stop at Ruttgers for a meal.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank KEVIN T
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
““Awesome Every Time!””
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Wonderful place to be during Winter & Summer.
The location is ideal for anyone who needs to be in the Bemidji area "The first City on the Mississippi river".

Visited May 2013
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Minnesota
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205 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Beautiful park”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

This park is beautiful. Camping spots, cabins to rent, trails for hiking, biking, cross country skiing, etc. Not a huge park but very lovely.

Visited September 2012
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