Brock Wood is on a journey. He’s kayaking the entire Mississippi River – from Itasca all the way to New Orleans. The kayaks first hit the water on June 17, but for Wood the journey began last year.
With the Fourth of July just a week away, WCCO viewers picked out Minnesota’s Best Campground. And the Boundary Waters came out on top. After 30 minutes of paddling in search of the campsite, it’s obvious that camping in the BWCA is a little different than at other campgrounds.
As Minnesotans begin the summer camping season this Memorial Day weekend, one metro family is making sure we’re as prepared as we can be. Kelly and Ryan Cunningham have started a new blog called “Beyond The Tent.”
We asked our expert, Trent Ranzau, who is knowledgeable in all things outdoors, to point out some of the key things to bring along on a camping trip, especially if you’re going to venture out into the Minnesota wild on your own.
Fans of the outdoors who live in the east metro won’t have to travel too far to get to a Cabela’s come fall 2014.
The Boundary Waters is a region that extends from Canada through the United States border lying somewhere between Ontario and Minnesota. Countless paddles have come and gone through these crystal waters. Enjoy a getaway to voyageur country by making a trip yourself.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced recently that “State Water Trails Day” is this coming Saturday. His goal is to raise awareness for paddling and boating opportunities throughout Minnesota.
The trend has been around for a couple years and it’s likely to continue – packed camping grounds.
Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.
Attention campers: the online reservation system at Minnesota’s state parks is back up and running.
This year’s unusually early spring is a boon for outdoor enthusiasts. Even though it’s still (barely) March, it’s definitely not too soon to make plans to visit one of Minnesota’s state parks this summer.
The Northwest Sportshow is making its way to the Minneapolis Convention Center for five days of outdoor fun from March 28 – April 1.
Officials say they’re pleased with the relaunch of a troubled campground reservations system for Minnesota state parks.
Minnesota’s new park reservation system is about to resume taking some camping and lodging reservations after crashing nearly three weeks ago following its launch, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.
If you need a break from winter, head over to the Minneapolis Convention Center and think spring.
You can put the freshly cold weather out of your mind by checking out the latest and greatest in outdoor sports gear.
The Minnesota State Park reservation system is closing for two months for an online makeover.
The DNR has imposed burning restrictions in northern Minnesota.
Minnesota state parks and recreations areas are still offering lots of camping options for the Labor Day weekend.
State campground reservations are now open for business in Minnesota.
Jay Cooke State Park on Minnesota’s north shore would be packed with campers on a typical July weekend. But, more than half the camp sites were empty during the weekend when the park, as well as others, reopened after a nearly three-week-long government shutdown.
A government shutdown could disrupt the July Fourth holiday for those planning to use Minnesota’s 66 state parks and six recreation areas.
Driving up with your camper, setting up a tent or even lounging in a cabin, you can spend the night and day at more than 60 Minnesota State Parks. For Pat Arndt, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, it was tough to narrow it down, but check out some of the best parks across the state for camping.
Have you ever had a rough time trying to come up with a meal while camping or up at the cabin? If that’s tough, how does a trip to the Boundary Waters not end up […]