Banning State Park


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Banning State Park


Location:Off I-35, Exit 195.
Facilities:33 drive-in campsites (11 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 1 backpack campsite, 4 canoe-in campsites, camper cabin (seasonal), picnic area (é), playground, hiking trails (17 miles), self-guided trails (2 miles), paved bike trail (1 mile), ski trails (12 miles), snowmobile trails (6 miles), boat access, interpretive exhibits, historic site, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, river fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Park features include dramatic sandstone rock formations and the Kettle River, where daring canoeists and kayakers shoot the turbulent rapids at Blueberry Slide, Mother's Delight, Dragon's Tooth, and Hell's Gate.
Address:61101 Banning Park Rd
PO Box 643
Sandstone, MN 55072

Phone:320-245-2668
Fax:320-245-0251
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/banning
Size: 6,201 acres.

See other parks in Minnesota.