Minnesotans Prep For Bitterly Cold WeekendState park employees say they are prepared to show people a good time in the extreme cold, and offered a few tips on how to stay warm while doing it.
Happy 125th Birthday To Minnesota State Parks & TrailsMinnesota State Parks and Trails are celebrating their quasquicentennial. There will be special events held throughout the year to honor 125 years of operation, and it all kicked off Friday afternoon at Fort Snelling State Park.
Minnesota State Parks And Trails Celebrating 125 Years The Minnesota State Parks and Trails system is kicking off its 125th anniversary celebrations Friday at Fort Snelling State Park.
Best Parks In Minnesota For A Winter Nature WalkGet out and get away, where you can be surrounded by natural outdoor wonders.
On Winter Break, Kids Jump Right Into First Big Snowfall In Twin CitiesFrom cross country skiing, to sledding, to just taking a plain, old stroll around the lake, Twin Cities kids were taking advantage of the fresh few inches of snow and enjoying their winter break.
State Parks Give Free Admission On Black FridayWhile many Minnesotans spent Black Friday shopping for bargains, state parks were also packed. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources waived fees to enter all 75 state parks.
Trail Running: Enjoy Minnesota's Beautiful Fall Weather While You Still Can!Ask any runner which season is the best for an outdoor jog and you'll undoubtedly get the same answer: Fall! Here are a few tips to see the fall colors in Minnesota, and enjoy the beautiful running weather while you still can.
Best Places For Bird Watching Near MinnesotaFind a great place to spot your feathered friends.
State Parks Await Spring-Time VisitorsAs the last drops of maple syrup are collected from Fort Snelling State Park, it can mean only one thing -- the sights and sounds of spring are coming back. Brent Wennberg has been enjoying Minnesota's state parks since he was 2.
Best Family Hikes In MinnesotaHiking is great way to get the family outdoors and experience the beauty of nature. No matter the level of difficulty or what type of landscape you’re looking for, our list of five favorite Minnesota hikes cover a little bit of everything.
Fort Snelling State Park Hosts Winter Trails DayOnce the wind calms down, and as long as you don't have to drive, the snow adds a little more beauty to Minnesota this winter. And Fort Snelling State Park is inviting Minnesotans to get out and enjoy it!
Fort Snelling State Park To ReopenThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reopen Fort Snelling State Park after a three-week closure due to rains and flooding. The DNR will reopen the park Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. The parked closed June 22 when the main park road flooded.