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Schoolcraft State Park

9042 Schoolcraft Lane NE, Deer River, MN
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A quiet little park

I visited Schoolcraft after reading the other reviews. I have 2 dogs that get dog aggressive when... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Great Hike, but holy deer skat!

We visiting the park an early spring and it was a little wet and saturated. The road into the park... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Winona, Minnesota
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1 Apr 2017
“Great Hike, but holy deer skat!”
27 Jun 2017
“A quiet little park”
9042 Schoolcraft Lane NE, Deer River, MN
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I visited Schoolcraft after reading the other reviews. I have 2 dogs that get dog aggressive when they see other dogs so I was looking forward to actually being able to bring them hiking with me. We had the place to ourselves and we had...More

Thank bric_0419
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We visiting the park an early spring and it was a little wet and saturated. The road into the park was good up until a sharp turn that proved to be pretty muddy and we almost got stuck. Something to keep in mind if you...More

Thank Sid_and_Roxy
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This would be a great place for a large family reunion the campsites are very level however it didn't look like they had electric hookups. I took my dog for a walk here and some of the trails were blocked by downed trees as they...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We stopped here on our quest to complete all state park Hiking Club Trails. This one is a short hike under 2 miles and flat. The trail was well maintained. The trail circles the park along the Mississippi River. If you had a canoe there...More

1  Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Lots of bugs but few people at this desolate, primitive campground. Not too many shade sites. Water is on-site. Bathrooms. Little else. There is a decent boat landing. Lots of trails for skiing in the winter and birding. No host or office is manned on...More

1  Thank will1494
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I came here for the Hiking club trail and I really liked the park. It had a certain charisma and charaecter to it that many other parks are lacking. I came on Sunday and saw no one else there. The park features the confluence of...More

3  Thank Justin B
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We needed a place to park late at night and sleep to take a break from the driving for our trip. It was easy to find this state park in the middle of the night. Left right away in the morning. Very small park. No...More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Very nice little park, right on the Mississippi River. We were only one of four groups in the whole park. It has a nice boat landing. The camp sites were large enough to fit a small motor home. Nice hiking trails.

1  Thank chris h
Reviewed 21 August 2012

I pulled up to this park on August 16, 2012 and was dissapointed upon arrival. I do not know how the parks are maintained or the number of staff assigned but there is a breakdown. The Ranger Station was not open, but the outside lacked...More

Thank BellCopterJockey
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