Savanna Portage State Park


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Savanna Portage State Park


Location:Off County Road 14 via Highway 65 north.
Facilities:61 drive-in campsites (18 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 6 backpack campsites, 2 canoe-in campsites, group camp, camper cabin, guest house, picnic area (é), picnic shelter (é), playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball court, hiking trails (17 miles), self-guided trails (5 miles), mountain bike trails (10 miles), ski trails (12 miles), snowmobile trails (34 miles), warming house, swimming beach, fishing pier, boat launch, boat and motor rentals, canoe rentals, historic site, visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake and river fishing, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Park contains the historic Savanna Portage Trail once traveled by fur traders, Dakota and Ojibwe Indians, and explorers. The trail required a six-mile portage across marsh, swamp, and forest, which took an average of five days to reach the West Savanna River. Today, visitors can hike the Savanna Portage Trail as well as the Continental Divide Trail.
Address:55626 Lake Pl
McGregor, MN 55760

Phone:218-426-3271
Fax:218-426-4437
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/savanna_portage
Size: 15,818 acres.

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