State Park News

DNR News

02/11/2016: Taconite State Trail turns 30; communities celebrate with a weekend of events Full story

01/28/2016: Minnesota state parks and trails announce license plate design contest Full story

01/14/2016: Reservations due by Jan. 31 for seasonal and monthly camping at Minnesota state parks Full story

01/08/2016: Minnesota state parks and trails to celebrate 125th anniversary in 2016 Full story

12/21/2015: DNR Parks and Trails Division solicits park and trail grant applications Full story

12/14/2015: Candlelight events begin Dec. 31 at Minnesota state parks and trails Full story

12/07/2015: Minnesota state parks gift cards now on sale for 2015 holiday season Full story

11/13/2015: Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announces free admission to state parks on Black Friday Full story

09/25/2015: Rare bison herd released into Minneopa State Park Full story

09/17/2015: Mystery Cave announces fall tour schedule Full story

09/17/2015: Minnesota state parks report big increase in visitors Full story

09/10/2015: Maplewood State Park to celebrate Legacy-funded prairie restoration projects Full story

09/10/2015: DNR predicts spectacular fall color season Full story

08/27/2015: Wild River State Park will host 5K run/walk Full story

08/13/2015: DNR to hold open house on plans for Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park Full story

07/22/2015: Lt. governor, DNR announce plans for affordable housing at Fort Snelling Upper Post Full story

07/21/2015: Public invited to join DNR Commissioner's Prairie Pedal, July 29-31 Full story

07/06/2015: Learn mountain-biking basics at Cuyuna Country SRA Full story

07/02/2015: DNR reminds visitors to bring only approved firewood onto state lands Full story

07/01/2015: Funding for Minnesota state parks and trails is good news for Fourth of July visitors and local economies Full story

05/11/2015: Minnesota state parks and trails offer new bike tune-up stations Full story

05/08/2015: Minnesota's newest state park reaches important milestone Full story

04/22/2015: Minnesota state parks and trails launch new statewide geocaching challenge Full story

04/09/2015: Lake Bemidji State Park opens first-of-its-kind group camp for tents and RVs Full story

03/23/2015: New well provides fresh, safe water at Blue Mounds State Park Full story

03/20/2015: Governor's budget proposal would help maintain vitality of state parks Full story

03/12/2015: New campground, other changes proposed at Whitewater State Park Full story

03/09/2015: DNR plans to modernize website, improve online technology Full story

03/05/2015: New members appointed to Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee Full story

09/12/2014: Deer hunts will take place at several Minnesota state parks this fall Full story

08/19/2014: McCarthy Beach State Park campground closed temporarily as building construction begins Full story

07/31/2014: DNR State Fair exhibit fact sheet Full story

06/20/2014: Fort Ridgely State Park campground, horse camp and trails temporarily closed due to flooding Full story

06/19/2014: Franz Jevne State Park temporarily closed due to flooding Full story

12/19/2013: Legacy Amendment helps support DNR native prairie restoration in northwestern Minnesota state parks Full story

09/17/2013: New trail center opens at Bear Head Lake State Park, Ely Full story

09/09/2013: DNR predicts 'brilliant' fall colors season Full story

08/29/2013: DNR seeks applications for parks and trails grants Full story

08/09/2013: Fungus dangerous to bats detected at 2 Minnesota state parks Full story

07/11/2013: Paddle-in campsites offer a not-too-remote backwoods experience Full story