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Spent the day here. That's all you need to see it all. The hour and a half boat ride was interesting and the narrative was historical. Quiet and relaxing day. Sandwiches are available at Mary Gibbs restaurant. 185 years of discovery of the headwaters of...More
We visited Lake Itasca to see the source of the Mississippi. The park itself is very well appointed. The welcome center gives a great overview of the area and its history. There is an area at the top of the lake which gives you the...More
The day we were out on Lake Itasca it was cold, windy, and wet. We rented a pontoon for the day to go fishing. We were absolutely not disappointed. The lake is huge and has access to Douglas Lodge Restaurant if you get hungry. Or...More
This park contains gorgeous old growth pines (300+ years old), as well as newer areas with all the native plants you'd expect . . . wildflowers, berry shrubs, conifers and oaks. The lakes range from charming pothole lakes, to the iconic Lake Itasca where you...More
Really nice place to visit. To think the " 'Ol' Man" is born right here. Pretty amazing to think about that. Nice walk down to the headwaters. Lovely to see the kids in the water, especially along the wooden walkway. Very pleasant place. We didn't...More
This is an absolute must see in Minnesota. The park and lake are beautiful! I have only been there in the fall and winter and both times were nice. There are two visitor centers that do an excellent job of explaining how the lake was...More