Wild River State Park

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  • Cougar/ Mountain Lion spotted

    Jun 21, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great wilderness, great canoeing, the most private campsites are in the back of each loop.
    Cons: Lots of mosquitoes and spiders (in June), most sites are too close, and big cats

    Summary: First of all since the Park Ranger dismissed my sighting as "unbelievable," I thought others should be warned as there are no warning signs or anything... It was spotted right off the trail that extends directly to the river from the long stairway ... read more

  • Nice River

    Nov 10, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Placed on a choice river
    Cons: N/A

    Summary: Frequent this park year round. Hike in camping is awesome here great sites. Or canoe in, it is very fun to canoe this river. Sandy beach with cool veiw. Really enjoyed the river. Swamp harbors some bad bugs. The trails are amazing, fun to ski them in the ... read more

  • Get Wild at Wild River State Park

    Aug 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Canoeing on the St Croix River. Camping. Horseback Riding. Lots of hiking trails.
    Cons: A few buggy areas. Watch your step if hiking on the horse trails.

    Summary: Along the banks of the St Croix River are miles of pristine wilderness. There are dense forests, meadows, rocky outcroppings, and a multitude of wildlife. On the western bank, in Minnesota, lays a 6,800-acre state park called Wild River. A friend and I ... read more

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  • Remote feel only 60 miles from Twin Cities

    Oct 22, 2006 by
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    Pros: Mature hardwood forest, very scenic river. Close to cities.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: Wild River State Park is located in the lovely and undeveloped upper St. Croix Valley, a National Scenic River. Though not as interesting as some other parks, it is only 60 miles from the Twin Cities, and thus makes a great getaway to enjoy some nice ... read more

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