National Get Outdoors Day

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Working For The Weekend: Free Entertainment Best Bets

It is that time, the one time during the week when we think about the weekend. This time, WCCO This Morning found plenty of fun, and free activities, around town.

06/11/2015

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Free Admission, Activities At State Parks For Nat’l Get Outdoors Day

Minnesota’s 75 state parks are all offering free admission this coming Saturday to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. All of the state’s parks have special activities planned.

06/09/2015

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Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day Saturday

Saturday is also National Get Outdoors Day. Minnesota’s 75 state parks and recreation areas will all be open for free

06/09/2015

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Organizers Seek Paddlers For Every Mile Of Minnesota River

Paddling enthusiasts are trying to get a huge number of canoes and kayaks onto the Minnesota River Saturday for National Get Outdoors Day. Alex Watson, a regional naturalist for the Department of Natural Resources, says the goal is to get people to paddle every navigable mile of the Minnesota River.

06/08/2015

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Jay Cooke State Park Turns 100; Events Set For Saturday

Jay Cooke State Park marks its upcoming 100th anniversary with a series of special events on Saturday.

06/07/2015

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Free Admission Saturday At Minnesota State Parks

Minnesota state parks will celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with free admission and family fun on Saturday. The Department of Natural Resources will waive the requirement for vehicle permits and provide free admission at all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Saturday.

06/13/2014

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New DNR Tool Promises To Make Trip Planning Easier, Quicker

Looking for the best way to find all the Minnesota state parks that offer boat access, swimming beaches and drive-in campsites? Then look no further. The Department of Natural Resources has a new tool designed to do just that.

06/05/2014

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DNR: New Geocaching Program To Take Wing Saturday

A new geocaching program centered on Minnesota bird life will begin on Saturday (National Get Outdoors Day), offering long-time and novice geocachers the chance to learn about native avian life and the challenge of finding new caches in state parks, the DNR said.

06/04/2012

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Minn. State Parks Offer Free Admission Saturday

Minnesota’s state parks are offering free admission on Saturday to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day.

06/09/2011

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Wander Minnesota: A Park for Every Person

This Saturday, June 12, is National Get Outdoors Day. One thing we’re not short of here in Minnesota is ways to get outdoors, but in honor of the day, one of the best ways is even better on Saturday: the Minnesota DNR is waiving admission fees to its wonderful system of state parks. (This on the heels of the news that the state has sealed the deal to create a new, 3000-acre state park around Lake Vermilion!).

06/08/2010