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Outstanding views of Mississippi River and nice picnic spots.

The state park has outstanding views of Mississippi River and nice picnic spots. Paved trails... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
2-Lane-Traveler
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Savage, Minnesota
One of our favorites year around

An easy drive from the Twin Cities area, this park offers a great hike and a great view of Lake... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Cece C
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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A scenic park located on the Mississippi River.
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29223 County 28 Blvd, Frontenac, MN 55026-1056
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+1 651-345-3401
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

The state park has outstanding views of Mississippi River and nice picnic spots. Paved trails, nice because I must use a mobility scooter. Just a FYI, there is fee to use the state park (not a big deal for us as we have a annual...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

An easy drive from the Twin Cities area, this park offers a great hike and a great view of Lake Peppin. We've come back again and again for day trips.

Thank Cece C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited Frontenac State Park to hike for the day and were pleased with the variety of trails. You can hike steep terrain, in the prairie, along the water, etc. We are used to hiking the North Shore, and found the trails here to be...More

3  Thank kgirg
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great views of the Mississippi River, cool hikes along the bluffs. Bring your bug spray because you're going to need it.

Thank curiousexplorer2015
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The view from the bluff is amazing! Our campsite was close to the restrooms which were clean. The hiking trail is beautiful with overlooks of Lake Pepin.

Thank TawniRae
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We went to Frontenac in the hopes of hiking the bluffside trail, but the ranger warned us that it hadn't recovered yet from the winter, so we opted to hike the Prairie Loop. It's a mild 3 mile loop through the prairie and was perfect...More

1  Thank Shira S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I camped out in Frontenac as a spur of the moment 3 day weekend trip this past November. While most might think late November in Minnesota would be a cold difficult time to camp, I wouldn't have wanted to go any other time! We came...More

3  Thank galenschulz
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The fact that this park is situated along the high bluffs of the Mississippi River in the area just north of Lake Pepin warrants a visit. The network of trails along the bluff, etched into the slopes from bluff top to the banks of the...More

2  Thank Wavetamer9999
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Family hike in Frontenac State Park was the perfect Family Adventure! Ten of us ages 19-58 enjoy the views, the great trails & great exercise. Smiles all around! Park Ranger's were helpful & fun - volunteer to bring us hot chocolate at the end of...More

Thank Noreen O
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Lake Bronson State Park is located in northwest Minnesota, not far from the Canadian border. It's a small park with 3 campgrounds: Lakeside, Extension, and Two Rivers. Lakeside is just as the name implies. It's right on the lake. The views of the sunrises and...More

Thank BrejchaK
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Mary Jo M
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Yes, there is a beach.
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Yes, lots of trails for walkers, hikers, 4 wheelers etc.
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