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William O'Brien State Park

State Highway 95, Marine on Saint Croix, MN
+1 651-433-0500
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A good afternoon walk

We visited this park on a Sunday afternoon. The weather was sunny and mild, and we walked most of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LisaMNUSA
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Minnesota
Perfect quick camping getaway

We stayed at William O'Brien State Park for Mothers Day weekend. It was the perfect distance away... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
canamhockeyfam
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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State Highway 95, Marine on Saint Croix, MN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this park on a Sunday afternoon. The weather was sunny and mild, and we walked most of trails on the visitor center side for about 3 hours. Then we drove to east side of the park with the beach and the river, walked...More

Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at William O'Brien State Park for Mothers Day weekend. It was the perfect distance away from the Twin Cities for a quick two night camping trip. It was very clean, quiet and we really felt like we were out of the cities and...More

Thank canamhockeyfam
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I thought from the name of the "Savanna" campground that there would be open spaces and maybe some trees. There were. I also hoped that the park would account for the lack of trees by making the campsites larger. They did not. From the window...More

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We are so fortunate to have our state park system. Inviting, typically well kept, and so many recreational opportunities. O'Brien lives up to that, too. Great hiking trails even in the spring they are doing pretty well with not too many mucky areas. The visitor...More

1  Thank JCJake
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Ended up here after trying to go to Interstate but it was too icy; great views of the river and a wonderful park for hikes!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are two campsites available, (also group sites) with showers and flush toilets, some sites have electric plug ins. The Riverside camp is by the St. Croix river, with a wooded trail along the river, the other, Savannah, is more wide open, with trails through...More

1  Thank Diner E
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Me and my fiancé decided to go here for a day trip in September with our pup. It was a wonderful, serene place with great scenery. The trails were good, and there did not seem to be many people around, when compared to the close-by...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lots to do at this park.One of the largest of the MN State Parks for camping. There are wonderful groomed trails to hike. All the way from the easier set up for handicapped to the more rugged trails up and down hills for a good...More

1  Thank MNBen
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visit this campground frequently, summer and fall! You can use a camper with electric or use a tent with rustic facilities. The lower campground is very close to the river. Last time we were there an eagle swooped down in front of us and...More

Thank Chiefyn1
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent an impromptu 24 hours at William O'Brien State Park during the Labor Day weekend (2016). Here are a few tips and recommendations: If you're tent camping, try to reserve campsite 47 in the Riverway Campground area. There are two campgrounds (Riverway and Savannah)....More

2  Thank Chuck G
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