Wild River State Park

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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The first Wild River Run 5K will be held at Wild River State Park Saturday, Oct. 13.  This run (or walk) will take you on both paved and non-paved surfaces through the woods, along the river, and under the fall colors of Wild River State Park – a great way to get active and outdoors.  [...]

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With school starting soon, Wild River State Park is hoping folks can make it out for the big finale’ of summer activities and Autumn Harvest Day on Sept. 1. Explore the prairie where the grasses are a radiant red and speckled with sunflowers, hyssop, leadplant, clovers and blazing star. Birders are enjoying the early fall [...]

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Volunteer rendezvous Participate in a workshop on Saturday, June 16 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) that will focus half on training and preparing volunteers for work in state parks and half on prairie restoration techniques. The day will conclude with a guided walk through the prairie by Dave Crawford. Past, present and future volunteers and [...]

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(sideshow)   Photos by Derrick Knutson There weren’t any tulips to tiptoe through June 9, but Wild River State Park volunteer Rubin Stenseng was able to find an ample amount of other flora during a wildflower walk. He showed the colorful plants to a group of park goers who showed up for the park’s Seegwan [...]

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Wild River State Park has packed away the snowshoes, skis and maple syruping supplies and is ready for the summer. Several activities and volunteer opportunities are fast approaching, so plan ahead and mark your calendars: Native Plant Sale: Sunday, May 20 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Wild River State Park Visitor Center Landscape Photography Workshop [...]

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