Fort Snelling State Park

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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.
Event Designed To Hook Kids On Fishing, Not DrugsThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is hoping a winter fishing event will help lure kids toward healthy lifestyle choices, and away from drugs.
Best Places To See New Year's Eve Fireworks And Holiday Lights In MinnesotaThroughout the state, Minnesota venues offer light shows and flashy fireworks to celebrate the end of the year. Check out any of these events to start off the year on a positive note.
Minn. State Parks Plan 30 Candlelight Events Minnesota state parks and trails plan to host 30 candlelight events around the state this winter for people of all ages. The highlights include the annual New Year's Eve candlelight walk at Fort Snelling State Park.
Minn. Archaeology Week Kicks Off SaturdayMinnesotans can celebrate the state's cultural heritage and explore the past during Minnesota Archaeology Week. The week kicks off Saturday with the two-day Minnesota Archaeology Fair at Fort Snelling State Park.
Best Places To Go Fishing In MinnesotaMinnesota state parks are great places for beginning anglers to try a hand at catching fish.
DNR To Proceed With Plans For Fort Snelling School The Department of Natural Resources is moving ahead with a proposal for an environmental learning charter school at Fort Snelling. The Upper Mississippi Academy would serve students from prekindergarten through 12th grade. It would use about 200,000 square feet in nine historic buildings on the Upper Post overlooking Fort Snelling State Park.
Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment BetsThere are plenty of great events going on this weekend, from getting outdoors to getting some new ink, that you’ll want to put on your social calendar.