• Minnesota's state parks, recreation areas offer free admission on Friday

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is waiving entrance fees to all 75 state parks and recreation areas on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
    The free park day is one of four each year that the DNR offers with the goal of encouraging “Minnesotans to get outdoors and enjoy the health and wellness benefits of spending time in nature.”
    Most state park offices and visitor centers will be lightly staffed Friday. Before and during their visit, visitors are encouraged to:
    • Check visitor alerts and find directions on state park pages via mndnr.gov.
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