7 Amazing State Parks Around Minneapolis That Will Blow You Away

Minneapolis has amazing city parks. They’ve won awards and are celebrated as some of the best in the nation. But what about all of Minnesota’s beautiful State Parks? Of the 75 stunning State Parks, these 7 are absolutely fantastic and easy to get to from the Twin Cities. Whether you’ve visited them before or need a new adventure destination, these parks are perfect for a lovely day trip or whole weekend getaway!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Are you ready for your next adventure? These stunning State Parks will certainly leave you smiling!