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Minnesota State Parks

May 20, 2018
Schoolcraft State Park features boat access to the Mississippi River, hiking trails and, often, available campsites. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
May 20, 2018 - 6:15am
March 8, 2017
Tom Landwehr
DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
March 8, 2017 - 6:45pm
November 23, 2016
As part of "Free Park Friday," Sibley State Park near New London will offer a free guided hike -- or snowshoe walk depending on trail conditions -- from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving.

Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Take a hike for free Friday at State Parks
November 23, 2016 - 7:00am
June 27, 2016
Appleton man’s design a finalist for state park license plate
June 27, 2016 - 3:52pm
December 14, 2015
A camper cabin at Glacial Lakes State Park is shown in this Tribune file photo. A reduction in winter services means that camper cabins will only be available Thursdays through Sundays during the winter months at Sibley, Lac qui Parle and Glacial Lakes state parks. (TRIBUNE | FILE)
Minnesota cuts back at less popular state parks
December 14, 2015 - 12:30am
July 11, 2014
Sibley State Park naturalist Melissa Rothwell, right, looks at a dragonfly snagged by Bennett Schwartz as he checks a guidebook to identify it. Schwartz, of Boston, Massachusetts, is visiting his grandmother Jonette Engan and participated in a naturalist program offered Thursday at Sibley State Park near New London. The park had been without a naturalist since the retirement last year of Dick Clayton. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Happy campers as naturalist programs return to Sibley State Park
July 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
June 20, 2014
Flooding closes campgrounds at two state parks in region
June 20, 2014 - 10:51pm
February 25, 2014
Minn. state parks make sweet offer
February 25, 2014 - 4:00pm
September 3, 2013
Minnesota parks see decline in visitors in 2013
September 3, 2013 - 2:54pm