Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area


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Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area


Location:25 miles southwest of Minneapolis-Saint Paul off US Highway 169 in Jordan.
Facilities:25 drive-in campsites, 8 walk-in campsites, 8 horsemen's campsites, picnic area, picnic shelters (é), hiking trails (41 miles), self-guided trails (4.5 miles), paved bike trails (6 miles), mountain bike trails (29 miles), horse trails (29 miles), wheelchair accessible trail (1 mile), ski trails (5 miles), snowmobile trails (39 miles), boat launch, historic site.
Activities:Camping, river fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, wildlife observation.
Special Features:The park's location on the Minnesota River includes diverse habitats: wetlands, floodplain forest, and blufftop oak savanna. Wildlife observation and birdwatching are popular activities year round.
Address:c/o Fort Snelling State Park
101 Snelling Lake Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55111

Phone:612-725-2389
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/minnesota_valley
Size: 5,501 acres.

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