Wild River State Park

Former Wild River State Park Naturalist Kacie Carlson wishes to thank all the people who volunteered at the park last year. She noted: • Visitors volunteered 381 hours as Species Stewards. • Volunteers pulled buckthorn for 60 hours. • School groups donated 389 hours of spreading and collecting prairie seed. • Volunteers spent 722 hours [...]

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Enjoy your Minnesota State Parks for free on Saturday, June 8, during the statewide open house event. Locally, Wild River State Park will be celebrating the 30th annual Seegwan. Start your day with an early morning bird walk led by members of Wild River Audubon at 7:30 a.m. Activities will be ongoing throughout the day [...]

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Tap into a sweet springtime tradition by taking part in a maple syruping workshop at Wild River State Park. All ages are invited to one of the five workshops scheduled for March 9, 10, 17, 23 and 24. Each workshop will begin at 11 a.m. at the park’s Visitor Center and conclude at 2 p.m. [...]

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Some winter enthusiasts who showed up at Wild River State Park Sunday were veterans when it came to strapping on snowshoes and trudging through the snow. For others, it was the first time they’d tried the activity. Kacie Carlson, the park’s interpretive naturalist, led the group through some of Wild River’s snowshoeing paths, stopping occasionally [...]

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School’s out for winter break, so what fun can you get into? Join us for a variety of school-age oriented activities December 27 – January 5. Bring a picnic lunch, crock-pots, or hot chocolate, and spend the day outdoors at Wild River State Park. Snowshoes and cross-country skis are available to rent, and the fires [...]

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From the Minnesota DNR Wild River State Park will be closed during a special resource management deer hunt Nov. 3-5, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. During this time period, to ensure public safety, park access will be restricted to only those individuals possessing a special park deer hunt permit. The park will [...]

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