Franz Jevne State Park
Secluded and peaceful, this park offers picturesque views of Ontario and the Rainy River.
Short paths and a boat launch offer access to the river for fishing, where anglers can catch walleye, northern, small mouth bass and sturgeon.
Pitch a tent in the rustic campsites, equipped with pit toilets, and a hand pump for water. A picnic area overlooks Sault Rapids.
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Franz Jevne State Park is open for camping
Rainy River water levels remain high. Strong river currents continue to make boating difficult.
Be fascinated. Check out the naturalist programs and other activities scheduled at the park.
There are no reservable sites at this park. Please fill out a self-registration envelope when you arrive for camping and vehicle permits.
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Don't move firewood!
Burning non-local firewood can spread invasive species, and it's against Minnesota state law. Learn more. Always buy your firewood at the park, or from an approved local vendor. Find firewood vendors for Franz Jevne State Park.
Bird Checklist at Franz Jevne State Park.
For information on this park, contact Zippel Bay State Park at 218-783-6252.
State Highway 11
Birchdale, MN 56629
tel: c/o Zippel Bay at 218-783-6252
Approximately 320 miles from the Twin Cities. The park is in Koochiching County, east of Birchdale on State Highway 11.