Itasca State Park Is The Single Best State Park In Minnesota And It’s Just Waiting To Be Explored

Here in Minnesota, it’s not hard to find an amazing state park to explore. After all, our state has more than 60 of them! All are fantastic to visit for hiking, camping, boating, and more. But some stand out above the rest, including Itasca State Park, Minnesota’s first-ever state park. Travel + Leisure recently named it the best state park in the state thanks to its many lakes and more. Read on below to learn all that you’ll find at this gorgeous park.

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Have you ever been to Itasca State Park? What was your favorite part? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re looking for somewhere a bit off the beaten path, check out our past list of 11 lesser-known state parks in Minnesota.

Address: Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470, USA