Wild River State Park


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Wild River State Park


Location:I-35 Exit 147 to State Highway 95, then east to County Road 12.
Facilities:96 drive-in campsites (17 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 7 backpack campsites, 5 canoe-in campsites, 20 horsemen's campsites, group camp, 2 camper cabins, modern guest house, picnic area (é), picnic shelters (é), hiking trails (35 miles), self-guided trail (2.7 miles), wheelchair-accessible trail (2.6 miles), paved bike trail (2.6 miles), horse trails (18 miles), ski trails (35 miles), warming house, boat ramp, canoe rentals, ski and snowshoe rentals, visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits, historic site, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, river fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, nature programs.
Special Features:Park is located along 18 miles of the Saint Croix River, one of the eight original National Wild and Scenic Rivers. An all-season trail center provides a place to relax after hiking or cross-counry skiing the park's 35-mile trail system.
Address:39797 Park Trail
Center City, MN 55012

Phone:651-583-2125
Fax:651-583-3101
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/wild_river
Size: 6,767 acres.

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Similarly, Wild River State Park's (Way)points of Interest is a series of virtual caches that allow geocachers to discover the sites of an old stagecoach line, the remains of a fizzled electric railway line, areas where beetles and beavers are seen, and trillium bloom.
When all was said and done, 86 percent of participants believed they had learned about Wild River State Park's history, flora, and fauna through geocaching.