Wild River State Park
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.  [...]...Read More
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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 ar...Read More
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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, p...Read More
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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 p...Read More
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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 V...Read More
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(slideshow) Wild River State Park near Amelund hosted a winter hike the evening of Jan. 14, which attracted an array of visitors who traversed over two miles of paths lit by luminaries. As a break from the cold, hikers warmed their bodies by a massive bonfire and huddled inside the park’s visitor ...Read More
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By Derrick Knutson — Have you heard about the bird; specifically, the Carolina Wren in Wild River State Park that really shouldn’t be in Minnesota this time of year? The rusty brown bird’s territory encompasses much of the southeast portion of the United States, but it’s rare to spot the wre...Read More
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