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Crow Wing State Park

3124 State Park Road, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401 USA
(218) 825-3075
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  Average Rating:   (Based on 4 Reviews)  3.5out of 5

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This is a nature lover's delight. Explore prairie, pine, and hardwood forests. View the Mississippi River from historic and picturesque "Chippewa Lookout." Novice canoeists can paddle the calm waters of the Crow Wing and Mississippi Rivers. Crow Wing is a park rich in cultural history. In this area, a frontier town emerged to serve the needs of travelers and traders. The town died when the railroad chose to cross the river at Brainerd. Walk through the site of the Old Crow Wing Village for a sense of history. The park still has a section of the famous Woods Trail, which served ox cart traffic ...

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Crow Wing State Park has 2 campground areas.
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There are 4 reviews of Crow Wing State Park.
4 Star Rating   July 3rd, 2018   Enjoyed it
We stayed here June 2018 at site 43. Not the most level for our small camper but we made it work. The site was plenty big with a couple really nice spots for tents. The trails were great, very easy walking. LOTS of mosquitos everywhere. Will be visiting again.

4 Star Rating   March 31st, 2017   Nice trails
We visited the park in October of 2016. The trails are wide and easy to navigate for all ability levels. Lots of historical markers and information to be found along the trails with views of the river.

3 Star Rating   July 28th, 2012   Not Bad
I was excited to find there were trails and remnants of a town in the woods from days gone by. Bring your imagination though because most of it was just signs mentioning what was probably there a long time ago. They do have a board walk and 1 old house for you to look at. Camp Ripley is near by and we knew it. There was constant gun fire all day and night until 11pm. At times we felt like we were camping near a war zone. hehe Some nice hiking trails along the river were nice, and they had a musician in the amphitheater which was fun.
Submitted by: Jeff Prom
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