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Franz Jevne State Park

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Where to go: Follow the trail along the Rainy River from the picnic area to hike in site 15.

What you'll see: Great views of Canada across the river and migrating waterfowl.

Also of interest: Franz Jevne is open for camping through the fall. All sites are non-reservable. Please self-register near the park entrance for camping and vehicle permits.

Last updated: August 30, 2015 

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Getting there

State Highway 11
Birchdale, MN 56629

Approximately 320 miles from the Twin Cities. The park is in Koochiching County, east of Birchdale on State Highway 11.


Phone: c/o Big Bog State Recreation Area at 218-647-8592

Email: franzjevne.statepark@state.mn.us

For information on this park, contact Zippel Bay State Park at 218-783-6252.