Fort Snelling State Park
Great little state park to check out - great for hiking, snowshoeing, and nature
Quiet trails. Also check out Fort Snelling (you need to buy tickets to tour the Fort-worth a visit when there are live re-enactments and people dressed in period clothing)
Fort Snelling State Park A state park located at the intersection of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, Fort Snelling links Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through extensive hiking, biking and skiing trails. Pike Island Hike the Pike Island Loop, a 4-mile trail…
State Park day pass needed, easily obtained at park entrance. Trails, beach, Dakota history, visitor center.
“This is a gem of a State Park. Great hiking, birding, natural prairie, horse-trails, camping, rental yurts.Sits high up on the bluffs of the St. Croix.”
“Imagine what the Victorian age was like in Minnesota by traveling down St. Paul's historic Summit Avenue. Many gorgeous turn-of-the-century homes are well-kept up alongside their carriage houses to give you a glimpse into the glories of the past. ”
“Located at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, Ft. Snelling is a must see spot. The visitor center has tons of information, but I really like walking the grounds of the fort, going into the buildings and interacting with historic interpreters. ”