Minnesota is home to many great summer escapes. Many people in the state love heading north to the lake or to a sunny campsite. But why wait until summer to plan a camping adventure? Minnesota is home to many state parks where you can camp no matter the season. Each park offers a variety of wildlife and winter activities, so you’ll never be bored. Read on to see the Minnesota state parks open year-round that are also favorites for year-round camping and activities.

Each of these state parks open year-round to visit in Minnesota offers something special, including year-round camping. Let us know below how your off-season camping trips pan out!

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What are some of the best things to do outside in Minnesota?

With 5.6 million acres of state land, Minnesota is an outdoor lover's playground. Whether you enjoy relaxing in nature or doing something fun outside, head to a town like Sandstone which offers more outdoor attractions than just about anywhere else in the state. Take a weekend in Sandstone to go camping, hiking, fishing, and even whitewater rafting. You can even find a waterfall here!

What are some of the best hiking trails in Minnesota?

You can find some of the most beautiful spots around the state along a hiking trail. Read our previous article to discover some little-known trails in Minnesota that lead to extraordinary scenery. Best of all, they won’t have the crowds that other trails might have. 

Where can I go glamping in Minnesota?

Not all of us are fit for camping, so glamping is a great option. With most, if not all, the creature comforts of home, glamping allows for a wonderful time out in nature while experiencing a little bit of luxury. One secluded glampground you may enjoy is Riverside Island Campsites on White Iron Lake in Ely. Offering deluxe tents with beds, there’s perhaps no better place for glamping in Minnesota. 


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