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Overview

Like the St. Croix family of parks, this is a beautiful place close to the Twin Cities. The rocky area around the park is distinct and beautiful. On the other side of the river is Intestate State Park, Wisconsin.

Bike Ride

The first portion of the ride is nice — you can take the splendid Gateway State Trail. But highway 95 is no fun — it is so busy. You can avoid that by taking side roads, but it takes more work to find your way.

Camping

Really nice campground!

Why I would go again

  • The distinct surrounds are beautiful and worth a visit
  • It’s a good day ride from Minneapolis and can get you closer to other fun places to explore north from there.

Why I would not go again

  • I’d like to avoid biking on highway 95 again.

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