River at Crow Wing State Park

Meet our Friends Group Partner

Parks & Trails Council is proud to partner with this independent friends group.

Parks & Trails Council cannot accept donations on behalf of this friends group.

Friends of the Lake Vermilion Trail


Support in building a premier, paved, scenic trail that provides an opportunity for healthy, safe, non-motorized, year-round, transportation and recreation and connects Cook and Tower/Soudan in the beautiful natural landscape south of Lake Vermilion for residents and visitors.

Friends Since

Groundwork for the group laid in late 1980s, group officially formed in the early 2010s.

Two men standing behind tabling booth
An information booth at the Lake Vermilion Association annual picnic in August 2018.
A man and woman receiving an award by NPS staff
The group received an NPS Partnership Award in September 2018.
View from Wekemup Hill, a high point in the area
The view from Wakemup Hill, a high point in the area.
group gathered around table
Work group/board at February 2018 meeting.

Friends of the Lake Vermilion Trail


Meet Another Friends Group