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Zippel Bay State Park

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Where to go: This is the final report of the season

What you'll see: Most of the leaves have now fallen - there is now a beautiful carpet of crisp, crunchy leaves for you to enjoy as you hike the wooded trails!

Also of interest: Migratory birds continue to be found in the park, as do year-round residents who are more active during the fall.

Last updated: October 21, 2014 

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Getting there

3684 54th Avenue Northwest
Williams, MN 56686

From the west end of Baudette, take Highway 172, 10 miles north to County Road 8. Go west on 8 for 6 miles to the park entrance.


Phone: 218-783-6252

Email: zippelbay.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Fall & Winter: Office hours vary. If no one is available, please leave a message.

Spring & Summer:The office will be staffed most weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.