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Land Project Completed!

On Nov. 19, 2019 we completed our land project for Tettegouche State Park that adds six acres with a pebble beach.

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Minnesota State Trails

We’ve mapped and captured trail view images of all Minnesota State Trails so you can see exactly what they look like before you go. Go to the full list of trails to begin your virtual tour.

Saving Land for Parks and Trails

Parks & Trails Council steps in when most needed, sometimes to create a new park or trail, other times to purchase a small yet invaluable parcel, without which the park or trail would have lost part of what makes it so special.

Explore the unique stories behind these projects on the map below.