Wild River State Park
A small group of outdoor enthusiasts learned a little about the history of the St. Croix River by way of canoe during an interpretive paddle at Wild River State Park. Many of the participants were campers and families who gathered Sunday morning at the park’s main boat landing, where a shuttle ser...Read More
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Nearly 60 runners and 25 volunteers had a wonderful day encouraging healthy living through the 1st annual 5K Run Wild event Saturday. The weather cooperated, too, making this event bright and sunny. The Run Wild 5K and Kids run was created this year to focus on one of the four H’s in Chisago Count...Read More
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In celebration of Earth Day, visitors of Wild River State Park answered the “Call of the Wildflower” April 25 by participating in a new statewide geocaching adventure. Participants were some of the first to get Wild River’s newest geocache card. Geocachers received a brief introduction on geoc...Read More
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The decision has been made to cancel the Wild River State Park candlelight ski, snowshoe and walk event planned for Saturday night, Feb. 14. Mike Dunker, interpretive naturalist for the park, announced the cancelation today due to forecasts of freezing temperatures and windchill and for the safety o...Read More
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This past weekend was perhaps the last time to see peak fall colors at Wild River State Park near Almelund. The park was packed with walkers Sunday enjoying the mild temperatures and vivid fall hues. Photos by Derrick Knutson   ...Read More
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DNR offers new parks program this weekend DNR News Release Learn how to shoot a bow during an Archery in the Parks program on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 at Wild River State Park. With archers figuring prominently in blockbuster movies like The Hunger Games, The Avengers and Brave, these fre...Read More
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As a boy growing up in Mountain Lake, a small city in southwest Minnesota near Jackson and Windom, Mike Dunker knew he wanted to work with nature as a career when his fifth-grade class took a trip to a local raptor center. “I was holding a raptor on my arm and thinking, ‘Yeah, this is [...]...Read More
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