Introduction to Minnesota state parks

Some generalities about Minnesota state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Tettegouche State Park Minnesota

Tettegouche State Park

Park Address: 5702 MN-61, Silver Bay, MN 55614

Park Description: Tettegouche State Park, pronounced “tet-a-gooch”, in the United States, is a Minnesota state park on the north shore of Lake Superior 58 miles northeast of Duluth in Lake County on scenic Minnesota Highway 61.

Popular Park Sites: Illgen Falls Cabin, Mic Mac Lake, Snowmobile trail and Cross-country ski trail.

Tettegouche State Park Visitors Guide

Gooseberry Falls Minnesota

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Park Address: 3206 MN-61, Two Harbors, MN 55616

Park Description: Gooseberry Falls State Park is a state park of Minnesota, United States, on the North Shore of Lake Superior. 

Popular Park Sites: Split Rock Lighthouse, Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area and Stoney Point.

Gooseberry Falls State Park Visitors Guide

Afton State Park Minnesota

Afton State Park

Park Address: 6959 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033

Park Description: Its hiking trails offer views of the river, rolling glacial moraine, and bluffland it preserves. It is a popular place for birdwatching, picnics, camping, and other typical outdoor recreational activities.

Popular Park Sites:Afton Alps Golf Course, Extreme Sandbox and Vermillion Falls.

Afton State Park Visitors Guide

Itasca State Park Minnesota

Itasca State Park

Park Address: 36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470

Park Description: Itasca State Park is a state park of Minnesota, United States, and contains the headwaters of the Mississippi River.

Popular Park Sites:Douglas Lodge, Wilderness Drive and Hiking Trails.

Itasca State Park Visitors Guide

Minneopa State Park Buffalo

Minneopa State Park

Park Address: 54497 Gadwall Rd, Mankato, MN 56001

Park Description: Minneopa is Minnesota's third oldest state park, after Itasca and Interstate.

Popular Park Sites: Common Loon, Douglas Lodge and Fishing.

Minneopa State Park Visitors Guide