US National Park Sites in Minnesota

st croix river canoers
Canoeing on the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway.

These are the six sites in Minnesota administered by the United States National Park Service (NPS.)

Note: Isle Royale National Park, Google map, (NPS website) is technically in Michigan, but is most easily reached by ferry from Grand Portage, Minnesota.

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Click here for a complete list of United States National Park Service sites.

Note that as of November 2020, the National Parks will be free for all military veterans and Gold Star families (families of an enlisted service member killed in action.)

More info from MNTrips

See the list of all Minnesota State Parks, including basic permit information. We also have a list of all Minnesota Historical Society sites. We’re adding our commentary to the park and historical sites as we visit them.

Check out our recommendations for what to carry in your hiking day pack when you check out the extensive Minnesota State Park and National Park system.

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