October 8, 2021

Parks & Trails Fun Quiz: October

What’s in a name?

Test your knowledge of the origin, meaning and other fun facts about Minnesota parks and trails names.


October 2021 Fun Quiz

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two bicyclists on a paved trail next to a lakeThe Gitchi Gami State Trail derives its name from an Anishinabe (Ojibwe) word that means what?

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There is only one park named after a woman, whose status as a lived person is confirmed. Which park is it?

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Brownish river with bluff of trees

What State Park was formerly named Cottonwood River State Park?

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Wooden sign in the shape of an arrowhead

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park's name combines a French term, "Mille Lacs" meaning 1,000 lakes and "Kathio", which is actually...

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Which park got its name because it's home to the only river along the North Shore without a sand “bar” at its mouth?

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