With More Than 34,000 Acres To Explore, Minnesota's Largest State Park Is Worthy Of A Multi-Day Adventure
By Ben Jones|Published August 01, 2022
Ben Jones is at heart an adventurer who delights in inspiring others. A former reporter and photojournalist, he explored towns large and small as a Wisconsin correspondent for USA Today. He later became a lead photographer and senior copywriter for an award-winning destination marketing agency, before founding Boldland Creative, a company that produces photography, video, and other content for travel destinations. Jones has completed photography and content projects in more than 15 states and when he’s not looking through a camera or at his Macbook you’ll find him exploring the world’s lakes and forests.
Minnesota is a state for people who love the outdoors. The state has dozens of state parks – 66 in all – and even the smallest (Franz Jevne State Park) is wild and beautiful. However, one massive state park offers a bigger experience for people who love to explore. St. Croix State Park covers a vast area of eastern Minnesota, and while it makes a great day trip, to truly experience the park, you’ll want to take a little more time. Here’s why.
Learn more about the St. Croix State Park by visiting the park’s interpretive center or checking out the park’s website. If you love exploring Minnesota’s state parks, here are some underrated parks you should put on your list.
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